…Congratulates Winners, Pleads For More Council Elections Across States
The National President of State Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) Hon. Alabi Kolade David has congratulated the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, Engr. Abdullahi Sule, over the successful conduct of Wednesday’s Nasarawa State local government council’s election.
According to Hon. Alabi Kolade, the results as announced by the Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC), Ayuba Wandai in the 13 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state have clearly shown the irrepressible stand of the people who have expressed their civic responsibility and rights to elect leaders of their choice in the councils.
He specifically congratulated the ALGON leader in the State and the National Treasurer of ALGON, Hon. Maifata Muazu who emerged as the Chairman of Lafia Local Government Area for second term in office,
The ALGON National President urged them to keep to their campaign promises through service delivery, inclusive leadership and promote the gains of democracy within every available resources.
Said he, “I also wish to use this opportunity to welcome all of you to ALGON and together we shall succeed, most importantly now having seen the several challenges in the rural areas, the antidote to solving them is through democratic governance where at the bottom, power resides with the people and we shall not hesitate to complement the efforts of the States and Federal Governments respectively.”
He then urged councillors in the 147 electoral wards to cooperate with their Chairmen and their constituents for increased dividend of democracy at the grassroots.