Every community in Osun will feel our impact, says Oyetola

... as new Alayegun of Ode-Omu gets staff of office

Governor, State of Osun,  Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, on Saturday assured all communities in the state of equitable sense of belonging in the  ongoing developmental efforts of his administration.

He disclosed that his government would soon embark on rural electrification project, through which rural communities in Osun that have been without electricity would now be connected to the national grid.

Oyetola, explained  that  rural electrification project has been fully captured in the year 2021 budget, recently presented to the state parliament.

The governor, who was represented by his deputy, Mr. Benedict Alabi,  stated this at the commissioning of Water  and rural electrification projects at Ode-Omu, which was facilitated by a member  representing Ayedaade state constituency at the Osun State House of Assembly,  Hon. Taiwo Olodo,  in conjunction with  Osun Agency for Community and Social Development Project (CSDP).

Restating the commitment of his administration to the general welfare of the people, Oyetola commended the people of Ode-Omu for being lucky to have produced notable political leaders since the return of  civil rule in Nigeria in  1999, including  Hon. Taiwo Olodo.

He said, " I want to commend you for your patriotism and I can assure you that rural electrification project is one of the priorities of our administration in the next fiscal  year.

"This has been captured in the 2021 budget and Ode-Omu  will be one of the major beneficiaries of the project.

Oyetola,  however, called on the  people of the ancient town to  continue to support  the present administration in the state in all ways.

Earlier in his address, the General Manager,  Osun CSDP,  Mrs Funke Abokede,  who was represented by a director in the agency,  Mr Lekan Adebayo,  commended Governor Oyetola,  for consistently  releasing 200 million naira annually towards the execution of micro projects in Osun.

He stated that it is on record that the administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola,  has provided enabling environment for accelerated development in all critical sectors.

"This good gesture can not come as a surprise to anybody because at the inception of this administration, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola,  has left no one in doubt as to his commitment towards  developing both urban and rural communities.

"He has rolled out a blue-print of his  developmental agenda with genuine vigour, and Osun CSDP totally  keyed into this initiative", Osun CSDP boss asserted.

Speaking later  at the Ode-Omu day 2020 and coronation ceremony of the new Alayegun of Ode-Omu, Oba James Abolarinwa Oladipupo, the governor  congratulated and commended the people of Ode-Omu for the peaceful emergence and installation of the new monarch.

Oyetola, then  called on the people of Ode-Omu to rally round the new traditional ruler  for the progress of the agrarian community.

Present at the event were  the wife of the Deputy Governor,  Mrs Oyefunke Alabi, the Alaafin of Oyo, his imperial majesty,  Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi,  among others.


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