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Ekiti NULGE Crisis: Govt. Set up Five-Member Committee

Ekiti State Government has set up a five-member committee to find lasting solution to the current crisis rocking the state chapter of the National Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE.

The committee is expected to resolve the current succession crisis in the union at the council level.

Governor Kayode Fayemi announced this in Ado Ekiti at a meeting with the sixteen local government Chairmen, Directors of Administration and Finance in the council areas.

Represented by his Chief of Staff, Mr Biodun Omoleye, the Governor said government would not fold its arms and allow labour matters to create problem at the local level. 

The Governor however barred the leadership of NULGE from conducting election at the union level in the councils until the committee had submitted its report and the Government issue a white paper. 

He advised the current leadership of NULGE Ekiti State to live up to its responsibilities and harmonize different groups within the association in the interest of peace.

The committee is headed by the Chairman Local Government Service Commission, Chief Samuel Abejide while members of the committee are the Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Professor Adio Folayan, Chairman of NULGE, Mr Segun Onaade and the Permanent Secretary of Local Government Service Commission, Mr Mayowa Oyedeji.

The committee has one week to turn in its report.

Bamidele Tope

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