The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, -NULGE, yesterday, in Lokoja, Kogi State, announced that it was lamentable that Nigeria had become the headquarters of poverty, insurrection, joblessness, and all sorts of vices in Africa.
NULGE’s National President, Ambali Olatunji, who spoke at the 7th Quadrennial Delegates Conference and Inauguration of the newly elected executive to run the affairs of the union in Kogi State, reported: “This is not the Mohammadu Buhari Nigerians voted for in 2015.”
He then went on to urge Nigerians to pray and elect credible leaders in 2023, because the current President had failed to secure the nation.
Olatunji said Nigeria was going downhill due to bad leadership, owing that the last four years under the present administration showed that the country had no one in charge.
According to Olatunji: “This is not the Buhari Nigerians voted for. I urge Nigerians to pray and elect credible leaders in 2023 because the President has failed to provide security to the nation. The country is going through the worst form of insecurity.
“The Federal Capital Territory, -FCT, is now vulnerable to insurgents. The current insecurity challenge is a shame. It is pitiable that Nigeria has become the headquarters of poverty, insurrection, joblessness, and all sorts of evils in Africa.
Olatunji urged “local government workers to vote only for leaders who support LG Autonomy”, commending the Kogi State government and the state Assembly for the passage of the LG autonomy bill.
NULGE’s national president called on the All-Progressive Congress, -APC, the People’s Democratic Party, -PDP, and Labour Party, -LP, presidential candidates to speak on LG autonomy, saying, “a vote for Local Government Autonomy is a vote for development. But all of the candidates have remained mute and dumb to the issue of LG autonomy.”