How ALGON President Survived Ouster Plot


Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja

The embattled National President of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Hon. Kolade Alabi David, last Thursday survived what would have amounted to an internal coup against him.

An opposing camp had issued a statement last weekend declaring that the National Executive Council of ALGON has removed Mr. David as its president.

He was said to have been removed for alleged breach of the association’s constitution for not being a chairman of a recognised local government council.
However, in a swift reaction, Hon. David convened an emergency meeting of ALGON’s National Executive Council where members as well as its Board of Trustees passed a vote of confidence on him.

In a comunique issued after the NEC meeting held on Thursday in Abuja, it said the president had performed satisfactorily and as such deserves their support .

The Secretary General, Binta Bello, who read the decision of the association to journalists, said that NEC members of…

Source: Thisday Newspaper