The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) in Lagos State endorsed the candidacy of Tinubu/Shettima presidency, and the re-election bid of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Dr. Obafemi Hamzat as they assembled at the Oduduwa Crescent office of the Independent Campaign Council (ICC).

The apex union of Local Government workers turned up in their numbers to show their support for the cause of actualizing victory at the polls.

The Director General of ICC, Mr. Tayo Ayinde commended the NLC leader in Lagos State, Comrade Agnes Funmi Sessi for her courageous speech. He said the incoming president in the person of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu will keep his promises for the local government workers across the country.

The Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress in Lagos State Comrade Agnes Funmi Sessi addressed the gathering in glowing terms. She went to reminiscent that NLC has 57 affiliates in Lagos State, and all the affiliate unions are in support of the candidacy of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for presidency and the re-election of Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu.

Sessi noted that Governor Sanwo-Olu donated plots of land to Labour Union to build an estate in Lekki and Badagry. She also mentioned that the governor released land for the construction of Labour Union house in Central Business District, Ikeja.

She declared that despite the fact that Labour Party is owned by Labour Union, she and the entire members of Nigeria Labour Congress in Lagos State are for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and without mincing words for Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu re-election.

The president of NULGE in Lagos State, Comrade Ogunfowora Sewanu Sunday spoke with great enthusiasm that the gathering was just to make an official statement, for in actual fact, the cause of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s mandate is something they all are involved in before now.

Ogunfowora recounted before his people the time Asiwaju Bola Tinubu was the Governor of Lagos State and how he created LCDAs. He noted that the creation of LCDAs gave so many of them employment. He reminded the gathering that the then Gov, Bola Tinubu fought President Obasanjo government to a standstill, yet he was able to pay the salary of workers despite zero federal allocations for three years.

Ogunfowora affirmed that Governor Sanwo-Olu is doing a very good job for all residents of the state. He went on to assure the ICC leadership of total support from NULGE.

The event was occasioned by Labour Union Directorate of the Independent Campaign Council ably led by Mrs. Iyabo Obasa.

Dignitaries at the event were Mr. Tayo Akinmade Ayinde the Director General of ICC, Cardinal James Omolaja Odunmbaku (Chairman ICC) ,Mr. Kola Peregrino (Deputy Director General), Prince Bayo Osiyemi (Director Chieftaincy), Prince Abiodun Abu (Director Volunteers) ,Mr. Akinduro Ibesanmi (Director Office of the Director General), Mrs. Iyabo Obasa (Director Labour Union) , Chief Gani Kayode Balogun( Media Consultant to the DG), Hon. Mrs. Folashade Onajobi (Director of Women Mobilization), Hon. Abdulah Jebe (Director Muslims Affairs), Mr. Jubril Gawat (Director of New Media) among others.


Tinubu/Shettima and Sanwo/Hamzat Independent Campaign Council (ICC)


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