By Olufemilade Oyinade
The Transition Chairman, Ijebu Ode Local Government, Engr. Olugbenga Olugbile has commended the Heads of Local Government Administration in the Ogun State Local Government Service, for their support and cooperation to all the Chairmen of Transition Committees in the twenty local governments of Ogun State.
The Council boss gave the commendation yesterday, while speaking at the meeting of the Body of Heads of Local Government Administration in Ogun State, the first in the year, hosted by the local government.
He thanked the Council Administrators for their support, cooperation and diligence, which had in no small way helped in the implementation of various people-oriented programmes and projects, as reflected in the recently-commissioned projects across the council areas.
He enjoined them to always feel free to seek clarifications from the Chairmen on matters that are found to be unclear to them, and also ensure they guide them on the right path.
Engr. Olugbile who also doubles as the Secretary, Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, (ALGON), Ogun State Chapter, on behalf of the association, thanked the HoLGAS for their cooperation, while he sought their further cooperation, support and loyalty to all his colleagues.
Olugbile, in particular, thanked the Immediate Past HoLGA, and the Acting HoLGA of the local government, Dr. Adeolu Olufowobi, and Mr. Phillip Ogunpitan, respectively, for their cooperation and support to his administration.
Earlier in his address of welcome, the Chairman, Body of HoLGAS, Mr. Adewale Bamiro, stressed that it is usually the tradition of the body to always have the respective Chairmen of the host local governments address them during their meetings.
In her response, the Director of Publicity/Welfare of the body, and Head of Local Government Administration, Ikenne Local Government, Mrs. Bola Oshin, on behalf of the body, thanked the Chairman for his hospitality.
The meeting had in attendance, members from the twenty LGAs, and the Local Government Service Commission, as well as the Immediate Past Chairman of the Body, and the erstwhile Director of Management Services, Local Government Service Commission, Ogun State, Prince Kola Akinyemi.