Vanguard Newspaper has honoured Senator Abiola Ajimobi with Governor of the Year award at its 2018 personality award.
The award ceremony took place at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos on Friday, January 18, 2018.
According to the organizer, Governor Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi, was the first man to break the re-election jinx in Oyo State stands out for his unfurling of infrastructural revolution in the state.
“So far, he has constructed and rehabilitated more than 200 roads and bridges across the 33 local councils of the state. Some of them include: Restoration Bridge (Awolowo/Bodija/Secretariat Bridge), construction of Flyover Bridge at Mokola, Ibadan, construction of motor garage at Temidire on Ibadan-Ife Road and Podo; construction of 110 kilometre Ibadan Circular Road. dualising two major roads in Ibadan, that is, the Ibadan Interchange-Challenge-New Garage-Interchange Road and Onireke-Jericho-Eleiyele- Dugbe Road with spurs to Aleshinloye as well as entry roads to Oyo, Ogbomoso and Iseyin.
“These are aside the
Ijokodo to Apete and associated bridge works; Ikoyi Express Junction
to Taki Palace to Ogbomoso Grammar School roads. His numerous
accomplishments in the education sector include establishment of a
Technical University (Tech-U), Ibadan, Oyo State, the first of its
kind in the Southwestern region,” a statement by Vanguard reads.
In his acceptance speech, Ajimobi expressed appreciation to the Vanguard Publisher, Sam Amuka for the award.