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MEMBERS of the Association of Heads of Local Government Administration, Anambra State Chapter, have extolled the leadership qualities of the state’s President of Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Comrade Chikwelu Adigwe and his team for  bringing back the lost glory of the union through  laudable programs and activities aimed at improving the welfare of the serving and retied council Staff.

  The leadership of the association,  Comrade  Tony Anadi  and  Cheif  Richard  Obi, stated this during the  courtesy visit of the association  to the  state  president of NULGE, Comrade  Chikwelu Adigwe, in his office at Awka.

  The association  leaders  who  commended the  union  leaders for establishing a synergy and good cordial relationship between the state Excos and the retired HLGAs, also thanked the delegates from the 21 LGAs  for conducting the most peaceful and transparent NULGE election in the state.

  Responding, the state president of NULGE, Comrade Adigwe promised to attend to the problems and challenges of the retired LG workers, adding that their partnership with the union leaders will go a long way to establish a viable local government system.

  Comrade Adigwe noted that the elevation of the HLGAs to GL17 by the alert governor, Cheif  Dr Willie Obiano  is a welcome development and called for approval for operational vehicles for the HLGAs as being done with their state counterparts.

  Comrade Adigwe further enumerated some of the NULGE programs for the year which include organisation of the 2020 NULGE week celebration,  award presentation to the outstanding workers,  recognition of the outstanding retired and deseased LG staff,  recognition of the first female acting secretary / chairman of the commission  Comrade  Eugenia Odika, among others.

  The state president also promised to be transparent, run an open door policy administration and adhere strictly to the advice of the elders while discharging his duties.

  In a vote of thanks,  the state deputy president of NULGE,  Comrade  Austin  Nwafor thanked them for identifying with the union leaders for improved welfare of the workers which  according to him, will  definitely  take   local government system to greater heights. 

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