The panel of Judges and Nomination committee of the Nigerian Local Government Chairmen Merit Award (LOGMA) have unanimously chosen the transition chairman of Abeokuta North local government, prince Tunde Tella as one of the worthy recipients of the esteem award for 2020.
The award, instituted by mentors communications limited, publishers of landmarks magazine, is to reward outstanding local government chairmen across the country
This was stated in a release made available to newsmen in Abeokuta on Saturday.
The release states, ''the transition chairman of Abeokuta North local government, Prince Tunde Tella has successfully passed through the various performance assessment stages, verification of report from our field officer, public opinion poll (in response to our Call for Nomination on Radio Television Stations ) and national dailies (See photocopy of page 4, Daily Sun newspaper, Tuesday, September 29,2020, attached )
'' All these records proved that you have made exceptional and outstanding contributions in grassroots development.
''Your commitment to service delivery and high sense of accountability despite dwindling financial resources to the council and challenges of COVID-19 are very commendable .
''You have demonstrated responsible and accountable political leadership that have made positive impact on the lives of ordinary indigenes in your local government and Nigeria in general.
''Particularly, your outstanding achievement in the area of *Portable water supply. This award is therefore packaged to celebrate excellence and enhance your present and future political endeavors''
The Release also added that the minister for interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola wi be the special guest of honor while the deputy speaker of the house of representatives, rt hon. Ahmed Idris Wase will be chairman of the occasion.