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The Administrative Council of Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) Bayelsa state chapter has suspended the branch chairman of the Ogbia Local Government chapter of the union, Comrade Victor Ebulu for allege gross misconduct and financial misappropriation.
The union, in a unanimous decision immediately sworn-in the Vice chairman of the Ogbia chapter of the union, Comrade Anyam Igoniwari to replace comrade Ebulu.
The state president of Bayelsa state NULGE, Comrade Akpos Ekiegha who was represented at the swearing-in ceremony by his deputy president, Comrade Gowon Toruyonyei disclosed that NULGE has stipulated rules and regulations that are guiding its activities and as such there is no room for any act of indiscipline, insubordination, extravagancy and selfishness.
Comrade Toruyonyei stated that the union would not tolerate any action by members to bring disrepute to the union, emphasizing that any officer found wanting could be suspended.
He also opined that all officers of the union must see the example of the suspended Ogbia NULGE chairman as a time of sober reflection and stressed the need for all to fight for the emancipation of the union from poverty through selfless service.
Comrade Toruyonyei also called on all officers of the union to avoid actions that are inimical to the progress of the union which could be seen as treasonably felony.
In his charge to the newly sworn-in Acting Chairman, a state trustee of NULGE, Comrade Bans Omiemigbo encouraged him to imbibe the spirit of wisdom and integrity to succeed in his new assignment.
The Deputy President also charged him to work harmoniously with other members of his executive council, adding that he should not be distracted but rather he should be focused to achieve result.
In his acceptance remarks, the newly sworn-in Acting chairman of the Ogbia NULGE, Comrade Igoniwari expressed appreciation to God and state administrative council of NULGE for the opportunity accorded him to serve and assured the union for his willingness to work hard to move the union forward.
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