Economy

Gov. Makinde Reiterates Commitment to Tackling Poverty

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has restated his commitment to creating a template that would allow infrastructure to target the state’s economy with a view to tackling poverty. 

He stated this when he received Bishops of Anglican Communion, Oyo state in his office on a courtesy visit. 

2: Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde (middle); Archbishop of  Anglican Ecclesiastical Province of Ibadan, Most Rev. (Dr) Segun Okubadejo (right) and Diocesan Bishop of Ibadan, Most Rev. (Dr) Joseph Akinfenwa during a courtesy visit to Governor’s Office Secretariat, Ibadan by Anglican Bishops in Oyo State. PHOTO: Oyo State Government.

Governor Makinde explained that ensuring quality road connectivity as well as necessary infrastructural development, had become a cardinal focus of his administration with a pledge to sustain the tempo. 

While thanking the clergies and the church for their support in ensuring religious harmony thrives in the state, the governor urged religious leaders to pray more for the state in surmounting various challenges particularly the local government tussle 

Earlier, leader of the delegation, Arch Bishop of Anglican Ecclesiastical Province Ibadan, Most Rev. Dr. Segun Okubadejo lauded the servant-leader approach of the governor along with his peopled oriented programmes.

He also implored the Governor to freely consult with them for regular counsel that would foster religious harmony in the state

Iyabo Adebisi

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