Ekiti students in higher institutions to get bursary allowances soon, .. As Ekiti ALGON gets new Executives




Ekiti State students in all the higher institutions of learning across
the country will soon be paid their bursary allowances.
The State Commissioner for Local Government and Community Development,
Prof Adio Folayan disclosed this during the January edition of Joint
Account Allocation Committee (JAAC) meeting held in Ado-Ekiti.
Prof Adio Folayan noted that the payment of bursary to deserving
students is in line with Governor Kayode Fayemi’s Five Point Agenda
which centred on knowledge economy.
He added that the present administration is working round the clock at
making life better for its citizenry and promised that Government
would be relentless in its efforts to give succour and put smiles on
the faces of the people.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of Ekiti South West Local Government,
Barrister Kola Kolade Amire has been named as the new Chairman of the
Ekiti State ALGON and Hon. Ropo Ige, Chairman Ijero Local Government
as the Secretary.
The State Commissioner for Local Government and Community Development,
Prof Adio Folayan made the announcement at the JAAC meeting for the
month of January, 2020 which was attended by the Permanent Secretary,
Mr. Sola Ogunmiluyi, all the council Chairmen of the 16 local
government areas of the state, the Directors of Administration and
Directors of Finance of the local governments, the NULGE Chairman and
other stakeholders.
Others are Mr. Sola Olominu, the Ikole Local Government Chairman as
the Treasurer and Mr. Sina Ogunleye, Chairman Irepodun/Ifelodun as the
The Commissioner charged the ALGON leaders to be upright and ensure
that the body works assiduously in line with the progressive ideology
of Governor Kayode Fayemi to entrench sustainable development in the
local government.
Professor Afolayan who charged other members of the body to cooperate
and support the ALGON leadership for successful administration assured
them of the government’s backing to restore the values of diligence
and integrity at the local government level

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