High-ranking government functionaries, prominent traditional rulers, professionals, and leaders of political parties in Nigeria are gathering in Abuja for the 5th annual conference of the Association of Local Government Vice Chairmen of Nigeria (ALGOVC).
A statement in Abuja, by the office of the National Chairman (ALGOVC) on Thursday, announced September 21 to Friday, September 23rd as the date of the 5th annual conference and Awards Night.
The all-encompassing theme of this year’s conference is ‘’the role of local government administration in delivering good governance in Nigeria’’
”This year’s meeting kicks off with happy hour at Agura Hotel on Tuesday, continuing on the second day with capacity building and presentations on the importance of good governance and ways of ensuring effective and capable local government in Nigeria’’ said ALGOVC National Chairman, Aarebirin Honourable Princess Folashade Olabanji-Oba.
Throughout this conference, participants will discuss issues affecting local government, practical challenges encountered, and solutions adopted as well as economic development and a safer peaceful Nigeria.
“The final day will feature awards and Gala Night’’
“This ceremony will be performed under the distinguished Chairmanship of the Senator Representing Kano Central, Ibrahim Shekarau, and the Senator Representing Lagos East, Tokunbo Abiru.
The special distinguished guest is Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo while the Distinguished guest of honour is the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Others expected are the paramount ruler of Ife Kingdom, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, (Ọjájá II), Emir of Kano, His Royal Highness, Aminu Ado Bayero, His Royal Highness, Dr. Uche Egeti, His Royal Majesty, Oba Omogbolahon Lawal Abisogun 11, Oniru of Iru, Governor of Taraba State, Darius Dickson Ishaku, Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulazeez Yari, Senator Rochas Okorocha, Dr. Owelle Nicholas Uachukwu, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, Prof. S. A. Y. Bagaji, Hon Alabi Kolade David, Hon Babajimi Benson, Hon Aminu Muazu Maifata, Hon Abubakar Giri and Mr. Uche Oha,
Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, Governor of Sokoto State, Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, Governor of Plateau State, Dr. Solomon Lalong, Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai and Governor of Borno State, Prof Babagana Umara Zulum and Governor of Gombe State, Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya will be honoured for contributing immensely to the nation’s peace and unity.
Governor of Kano State, Abdulahi Umar Ganduje, Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa, National Women Leader, Dr. Betta Edu, Senator Representing Federal Capital Territory, Senator Phillip Tanimu Aduda, and Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon Ahmed Idris Wase are also billed to receive the Association’s prestigious award on September 22, 2022, at Nicon luxury, Abuja