Ezekiel Vulgap, Plateau State ALGON Chairman, made the position known in an interview with newsmen on Thursday in Jos after submitting the ALGON memorandum to the Senate Committee on Review of the 1999 Constitution.
The ALGON Chairman, Prince Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye, made the dedication at a news conference on Saturday in Ibadan.
Marshal, leading a delegation that included ALGON’s National Treasurer, the Director of Legal and Administration and some counsel, told the DIG Department of Finance and Administration, Sanusi Lemu, and the FCT Commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, how Hon. Maje, who they said is neither the ALGON State Chairman in Niger State, where he comes from, nor a member of the association’s National Executive Council, led thugs to invade the ALGON national office in Abuja on April 16, 2021.
Alabi was quoted making the call in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Obiora Orji, at a two-day strategic retreat organised by the association in Lagos.
Constantine Ikiako, former ALGON Deputy National President, made the call while briefing newsmen on the sidelines of the association’s National Executive Council meeting on Wednesday in Kano.
This was contained in a statement by Hon. Ige Ropo Emmanuel and the entire members of the IMC set up recently due to some misgivings, misunderstanding and misrepresentation of facts in the affairs of the group.
Jingi Rufai, the ALGON state Chairman, who said this during a news briefing in Yola on Sunday added that the association conducts monthly meeting where funds and projects are distributed equitably for proper execution across the state’s 21 LGAs.
The ALGON members from various states of the federation gave their confidence on Thursday in Abuja during the National Executive Council meeting.
The General Assembly, which is the highest decision organ of ALGON, had on May 30, 2020 during its extraordinary virtual meeting resolved to set up the IMC.
The ALGON in a statement jointly signed by its Chairman and the Secretary, Joshua Omokanye and Abdullahi Abubakar-Bata, said the decision was collectively reached after exhaustive deliberation.
The Chairman of ALGON in Edo State, Jerkins Osunde, who was represented by Osi Akhigbe, Etsako Central Chairman, at a news briefing said the process would undermine all efforts at containing the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
The Kano State chapter of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria has withdrawn from the state COVID-19 palliatives distribution committee.
Local Government Councils in Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa States are still operating Joint Accounts in spite of the financial autonomy granted them by the Federal Government.
The Oyo State Government has declared that members of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria were deliberately frustrating the planned out-of-court settlement of the crisis rocking local governments in the state.
The Chairman of the Plateau State chapter of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, Ezekiel Vondip, has described the Social Investment Programme of the Federal Government as a huge success in the state considering the millions of lives it has impacted.
Workers of Ibadan West Local Council Development Area and Ibadan North-West Local Government Area, both in Ibadan metropolis, were not allowed into the council secretariats on Monday.
Prince Ayodeji Abass-Alesinloye, the state ALGON Chairman, told newsmen on Monday in Ibadan that their members were fully back in their various offices across the state.
This is over the alleged misappropriation of the N10.8 billion belonging to the state chapter of ALGON between 2007 and 2015.
The Chairman of Delta ALGON, Itiako Ikpokpo, and his Plateau counterpart, Ezekiel Pabuet, refuted the reported sack on Sunday evening.
They made the call in separate sallah messages made available to newsmen on Saturday in Ibadan.