“You’re The Greatest Marketer of Ogun State, Please, Go For Second Term.” Governor”s
Elder’s Advisory Council Tells Gov. Dapo Abiodun
The Governor’s Elders Advisory Council, has officially endorsed Prince Dapo Abiodun for a second term as the Governor of Ogun State.
According to Oba the Council’s Chairman, Chief Oluleye Okuboyejo, Prince Dapo Abiodun’s administration had,
in the last three years, proved himself to be a great marketer of the State, noting that “his marketing acumen had been responsible for the rise of the state’s internally generated revenue.
Chief Okuboyejo in a proclamation he read at the Oba’s Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, especially commended the Governor for the increase in the ease of doing business index, which according to him has significantly increased investment in the state.
He recalled that Governor Dapo Abiodun had been methodical in building the State Mantra and Agenda Focus around ‘ISEYA’, from the inception of the his administration, resulting in smooth delivery of the social contract elements, adding that all these could be seen and applauded across the State.
The Chairman of the Council therefore said that the Advisory body was encouraged to publicly endorse the second term ambition of the indefatigable Governor.
He noted that Prince Dapo Abiodun was sworn in on Wednesday, 29th May, 2019 as the Governor and the current tenure would lapse on Sunday, 28th May, 2023.
He commended the administration of Governor Abiodun for completing projects inherited from previous administration in the State, adding that the real selling point for this administration was the fact that projects inherited from previous administrations had been completed and upgraded where necessary.
Chief Okuboyejo referenced such as including, the Elite Road in Abeokuta South, Ajilete in Yewa South, Ajebandele in Ijebu-East, Oke-Agbede in Imeko, Awowo in Ewekoro, Alapoti in Ado-Odo-Ota, Ifoyintedo in Ipokia, Ibiade in Ogun Waterside, Ilugun in Odeda and Isiwo in Ijebu-Ode, the story of good performance continued to rend the air.
Okuboyejo however urged the Governor to also work on other areas such as Oke-Sopen in Ijebu- North, Ilishan in Ikenne, Onidundu in Obafemi Owode, Ipara in Remo-North, Ososun in Ifo, Ishote in Sagamu and Ita-Oshin in Abeokuta-North, among other towns across the State.
He also applauded the way and manner which the State Government had been able to address issues of social order, protection and security in the Date, which he said was also germane to the elders.
The Council Chairman said it was no gainsaying stating the fact that security was everybody’s concern, noting the workable framework that had been provided by the government assured the people that things would be getting better in Ogun State.
In their individual remarks, Chiefs Fohunola Abiola, Ibunkunolu Ojosipe and former deputy governor of the State, Alhaja Salimot Badru, representing the Ogun Central, East and West Senatorial Districts of the State, commended the state governor for not developing any part of the state at the expense of the other.
They all agreed that aside from governing with the fear of God, the governor was also able to approach governance of the state with the spirit of equal distribution.