The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has appointed Ika North East Chairman and ALGON Chairman, Delta State, Hon Victor Ebonka as National Legal Adviser.
Barr Ebonka was appointed at the end of a two-hour meeting of the ALGON Board of Trustees (BOT) and the National Executive Council (NEC).
BOT Chairman, Hon. Odunayo Ategbero, presided over the Trustees meeting which addressed national issues of concern.
The communique at the end of the meeting reads in parts:
“The BOT of ALGON wishes to add that success in winning the war on banditry, kidnapping, insurgents, Herder’s crisis, killings, armed robbery and so on should remain consistent until every nook and cranny of villages, councils, LGA’s and States are free from such vices.
“The BOT hereby call on Nigerians to continue to cooperate with the security agencies in intelligent gathering to guarantee effective synergy for maximum results.
“The BOT insists in ample safeguards of rule of law and will continue to uphold the constitution mandate of the Association.
“As conscience of the Association, the BOT is in total support for the present Leadership of Hon. Kolade David Alabi and urge Nigerians not to be distracted by lies and falsehood of few fifth columnists that do not mean well for the Association.
“Meanwhile, the ALGON Chairman, Kogi has been removed as the ALGON Legal Adviser and has since been replaced by the ALGON Chairman Delta State Chapter, Hon. Barr. Victor Ebonka
The meeting was well attended by a handful of members as others joined virtually in compliance with COVID-19 protocols.