SAGAMU – The Chairman, Transition Committee, Sagamu Local Government, Hon. Gbenga Banjo has celebrated Comrade Akeem Ambali on his victory as the National President, National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE).
According to a release e-signed and made available to StarTrend Int’l & online – www.startrendinternational.com by Iyabo Araba, Zonal Information Officer, Sagamu local government, Hon. Gbenga Banjo while congratulating the new NULGE President at a civic reception in his honour, at the Local Government Secretariat, Sagamu, described Comrade Ambali as a true indigene of Ogun State that is spiritually endowed with leadership skills, integrity and hard work, which informed his emergence as the first NULGE National President from the South West.
Hon. Banjo charged Comrade Ambali to see his victory as a call to service and make welfare of staff his core value to justify the confidence reposed in him by the entire NULGE and its workforce.
In his welcome address, Head of Local Government Administration (HOLGA), Mr. Wale Bamiro, congratulated the newly elected NULGE President and encouraged him to ensure cooperation amongst members of the Union, while appreciating Sagamu Local Government staff for their unflinching supports.
In his Goodwill message, NULGE Chairman, Ogun State Chapter, Comd. Olatunji Ayuba thanked God for the victory and implored members of the Union to support the new President for him to attain a greater heights, saying, “a tree cannot make a forest.”
Responding, Comd. Ambali who attributed his victory at the poll as an act of God, commended the State Government for its support and cooperation with the workforce, pledging to work towards the welfare of members, autonomy of local government, restructuring of the Union as well as Local Government Service Commission.
He however solicited for the support of members to achieve the set objectives, advising them to upgrade themselves by going for applicable courses in their field of studies.
Comrade Akeem Ambali, a Director with Ogun State Local Government Service was a two-term former Chairman, National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) and immidiate past Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Ogun State and a one-time National Treasurer of NULGE.