The National Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE in Oyo State has elected a new set of Executive.
The election of the new executive, which was held overnight, was in total disregard to a court injunction that the conduct of the election should be put on hold.
The restraining order against the conduct of the congress and election of the association was issued by Justice N. C. S. Ogbuanya at a sitting of the National Industrial Court in Lagos .
It was issued based on a case filed by Comrade Hakeem Ojo Oyewo over his “unlawful and unexplained exclusion” as a candidate for the office of the state president in the election.
The restraining order remains valid pending the hearing and determination of the case.
However, the congress before 6 am and Comrade Ayobami Olusegun Adeogun was elected as the new chairman of the union in the state.
Speaking immediately after he was declared winner, Adeogun promised not to disappoint the union.
He also stated that he will follow the footprint of his predecessors.
“My fellow Comrades, Oyo NULGE has decided today so we have been elected into our various offices as far as Oyo local government employee is concerned.
“Another history begins today, so we are giving this… We are representing the total number of 10,838 people in Oyo State.
“As we start today, we pray that we finish well. We pray that we follow the footprints of our fathers and we shall not disappoint you,” the President-elect said in a recorded video.