Abaji boss bags best per­form­ing LG chair­man

Daily Trust - - CITY NEWS - By Abubakar Sadiq Isah

The Chair­man of Abaji Area Coun­cil, Al­haji Ab­dul­ra­haman Ajiya, has been awarded the Best Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment Chair­man in Nige­ria and also the Best Chair­man in North Cen­tral Nige­ria at the Nige­rian Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment De­vel­op­ment Award Night or­gan­ised by Seg­nip Pro­mo­tion Limited.

The Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor of Seg­nip Pro­mo­tion Limited, Mr. Kay­ode Ade­bayo, said the award was based on merit, adding that the com­mit­tee went round the 774 lo­cal gov­ern­ments in Nige­ria to phys­i­cally as­sess projects car­ried out by the chair­men.

“At the end of that tour of the 774 lo­cal gov­ern­ments in Nige­ria, Abaji Area Coun­cil hap­pened to be the best as we were able to see some vi­able projects,” he said.

In his re­sponse, Al­haji Ab­dul­rah­man Ajiya said the jour­ney was tough dur­ing his first year in of­fice. He said things later im­proved as God con­tin­ued to give him the sup­port of the elec­torate.

“I see this award as a chal­lenge to do more, it has opened my eyes to the fact that the world is watch­ing. I as­sure the good peo­ple of Abaji to ex­pect noth­ing less,” he said.

The cer­e­mony was held at the In­ter­na­tional Con­fer­ence Cen­tre, Abuja, on Thurs­day.

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