As the administration of Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State clocks 6 years next week, legal icon, Chief Niyi Akintola has expressed satisfaction with the way the state has been administered.
According to the senior advocate who decribed Ajimobi’s stewardship as ‘excellent’, prior to his assumption of office, the state had been wrecked by street violence, expressing joy that peace has now been restored.
A statement issued by his media assistant, Ayodele Olaitan, further lauded the several people-oriented programmes of the Governor, especially the recent health insurance scheme which, he noted, will make healthcare delivery much cheaper and more readily for the common man.
Citing remarkable infrastructural development and sustained peace that the state has enjoyed since Ajimobi assumed office six years ago, Akintola, who is a former deputy speaker of the State Assembly, said that Governor deserves accolades.
He commended the governor for the various well-executed road and other infrastructural
projects across the state, especially those marked out for inauguration to mark Ajimobi’s six years of stewardship as Governor.
The projects listed to be inaugurated include: Gate-Airport-Alakia, Oke-Adu-Iwo road, Idi-Ape-Akobo-Oju-Irin, and Eleyele-Ologune
Akintola, who is the Aare Bamofin of Ibadanland, explained that “at completion the roads projects will ease the movement of people and goods across that state.”
He also expressed pleasure with the activation of the pacesetter free trade zone, which he believes will move the state forward in the area of industrializati
on and job creation.
On culture, he lauded the pronouncement by the governor that all students should don local attires to school on the world cultural day, noting that it would go a long way in reviving our cultural heritage.