Chairman LGSPB, Ige Appreciates Gov. Makinde, Describes His Appointment as Divine Arrangement


The newly appointed Chairman of Local Government Staff Pension Board, Hon. Akeem Ademola Ige has extended his heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to the Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde for appointing him as the Chairman of the board.

Hon. Ige made his appreciation known while receiving the re-elected chairman of the Ibadan South East local government,Hon. Emmanuel Oluwole Alawode and some party leaders and executive members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ibadan South East Local government who came to his office to congratulate him on his appointment in his office this morning.

Hon. Ige who described his appointment as Divine arrangement, stressed that he will always be grateful to Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde for his magnanimity and trust he reposed in him by entrusting him with this position.

Ige who until his recent appointment, the immediate past Special Adviser to the Governor on Culture and Tourism, assured that he will work in tandem with the vision of the Governor to make life better for the Senior citizens who had laboured for the state to enjoy the benefit of their retirement at old age.

Speaking shortly after the prayer organised by the visiting party leaders and party executives, Hon. Alawode said the people of Ibadan South East local government will always be grateful to Governor Seyi Makinde for giving the appointment to somebody like Hon. Ige who is highly resourceful and has always be committed to any cause he believes in.

According to him, “we thank God for the kind of wisdom that God has bestowed on Governor Seyi Makinde for what he has been doing in Oyo State.

I wouldn’t know what Oyo State would have lost if God has not given us this man and leader to paddle the canoe of this state. On behalf of our leaders in Ibadan South East local government, we appreciate the Governor for giving this appointment to Hon. Ige.

You will recall that he was the campaign Director General for Alawode/Ogundeji re-election and we thank God for crowning his effort. You can see that his appointment came two weeks after we won our election. This shows that when you are giving an assignment and you do it diligently God has a way of compensating you.

We pray for God’s wisdom for him to be able to perform excellently well as He has been doing for him in all the previous positions he has held.

We are hopeful that something good has happened to the Local Government Staff Pension Board and the entire retirees in the state.

Other party leaders in attendance are Alhaji Tiamiyu Abidikugu, Hon. Dele Ojo, Engr. Sulaiman Adesina, Hon. Remi Popoola and others.

Similarly, the management of Wema Bank plc has congratulated the Chairman on his appointment, describing it as well deserved one.

While felicitating the chairman, the Regional Manager of the Bank who was represented by Ms Akanbi Chinedu, BDM Bodija branch, Ademola Toroju, BDM Polytechnic, Abimbola Ajibade, BDM Sango and Isreal Ademisi -Relationship Manager Bodija prayed that his appointment will affect the lives of the people positively.