Patigi inaugurates legislative council 


Patigi local government council has inaugurated its legislative arm for the local government to pilot its affairs for the next three years.
The brief ceremony which took place at the council’s secretariat, Patigi, was witnessed by the new council chairman, Alhaji Jibril Garbi Salihu and other members of the legislative council.
Delivering his speech, Salihu noted that the occasion was an expression of the council’s intention for a genuine democracy and charged them to make policies and laws that will have direct bearing and capable of transforming their lives.
He advised the council members to keep their various wards abreast of every government activities and avoid embarking on art that will further confuse the people which is often the bane of good governance today
According to him, he has lost count of the number of calls and goodwill messages he has since received before and after the local government election, a situation he said depicted the high expectations from the populace.
“However, I want to assure the good people of Patigi LGA that your needs and aspirations shall be attended to within the limited resources at our disposal.
“Similarly, let us encourage the use of dialogue and diplomacy in pressing home our demands as confrontation often affect the pace of development.
He used the occasion to assure all sons and daughter of even development across the 10 electoral wards, adding that his administration will encourage and accommodate constructive criticisms in order to pave way for accelerated grassroots development.
He thanked the Etsu Patigi, Alhaji Ibrahim Chata Umar for his fatherly role in ensuring peace across the council and maintained that he count on his royal advice to steer the sheep of the council at all times.
Responding, the Director of Personnel Management (DPM), Prince Faseyi assured the chairman of full support of the staffers and good working relationship to enhance good governance at the grassroots.
The occasion was attended by APC stakeholders, party supporters, traditional leader/chiefs, friends and well wishers.

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