…Calls for State Police
A high powered delegation led by the National President of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Hon. Alabi Kolade David with some members of the National Executive Council and principal officers of ALGON have paid a solidarity visit to the Niger state Governor Alhaji Sani Bello and their Local Government Areas (LGAs) and councils counterparts.
The visit is coming on the heels of incessant kidnapping and bandictry in the state.
During the visit the National President praised the efforts of the Governor during the turbulent times.
He said that as collegues in the grassroots administration, it was justifiable to identify with their brothers and the constituents.
Hon. Alabi used the opportunity to appreciate the doggedness of the 27 local Governments Area Chairmen and Councellors and urged them to continue to support the efforts of the State Chief Executive.
He also used the opportunity to thank the Nigerian Governor’s Forum for their united efforts in the fight against insecurity.
Alabi also lent his voice and the opinion of the Association with a call for State police.
He said that such critical Institution has come at no other better time than now to help in the collective fight against bandictry, insurgents and general insecurity across the Communities.
Earlier, the ALGON Niger Chairman Hon. Bosso who was spoke on behalf of the Chairmen thanked Hon. Alabi for his leadership direction and sense of connection with the people.
He described Alabi as a true grassroots leader and pledged unflinching support to his administration in ALGON. He said that ALGON has truly begun a new trajectory filled with remarkable achievements.
In allendance were the Chief of Staff to the National President, Hon. Itiako Ikpokpo, the Secretary General, Hajia Binta Bello, Nasarawa state ALGON Chairman Alhaji Mai Fata Aminu, Jigawa State ALGON Chairman Hon.Aminu Sani Gumel amongst others.