Fayose seeks LG autonomy, pardons dismissed NULGE boss


Fayose seeks LG autonomy, pardons dismissed NULGE boss
  1. Fayose seeks LG autonomy, pardons dismissed NULGE boss
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    The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, Monrday, declared that the only way development can get to the grassroot, is for the third tier of government to have total autonomy. The post Fayose seeks LG autonomy, pardons dismissed NULGE boss appeared first on Vanguard…
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By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado Ekiti—The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, Monrday, declared that the only way development can get to the grassroot, is for the third tier of government to have total autonomy.

Ayodele Fayose

Fayose called other governors to ensure the autonomy that will enable the people at the grassroots enjoy real governance.

This was just as the Governor pardoned a local government staff and Deputy President of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees in Ekiti State, Comrade O.B. Olatunde, who was dismissed from service for alleged rudeness to the governor over salary crisis.

Fayose said the state would commute to suspension, the outright dismissal slammed on the victim by a committee set up by the Head of Service, Dr. Olugbenga Faseluka, to try the local government staff for allegedly casting aspersion on the person of the governor during a meeting held to resolve some salary issues.

The affected LG staff was alleged to have rudely addressed the governor when a directive was given on how certain money should be disbursed  as recommended by the State Joint Allocation Committee.

Fayose  gave the indication after  meeting with the NULGE’s  reconciliatory delegation led by its National President, Comrade Ibrahim Khaleel in Ado Ekiti to appeal to the governor to rescind his

pronouncement on the erring staff.

Fayose, while briefing the delegation said: “There should be a government the people at the grassroots can refer to as their own.”

Khaleel, who described Fayose as the Voice of the voiceless, said: “I decided to honour Governor Fayose because I saw him as part of this fold. He is a comrade governor because he represents the voice of the voiceless in Nigeria.’’

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