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Makinde is doing well for Oke Ogun – Oba Olabisi


Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has declared his administration’s determination to extract value from the abundant mineral resources in the Oke Ogun area of the state.


The governor who said this during a visit to the palace of the Okere of Saki, Oba Khalid Olabisi, where he met with traditional rulers from Oke Ogun Zone 1 also said the state would take the comparative advantage of the area in terms of agriculture to boost agribusiness and the state’s Internally Generated Revenue, IGR.


A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicates that the governor was in Oke Ogun to inspect ongoing works at the headquarters of the Oyo State Agribusiness Development Agency (OYSADA), Saki.


The governor added that he has already signed an agreement that all the mineral resources in Oke Ogun should be mapped so that the state will be able to extract value for itself and the Oke Ogun region.


Governor Makinde highlighted the on-going 68-kilometre Moniya-Iseyin Road, the on-going OYSADA Complex construction, the on-going Saki Township Road construction, as well as the location of the 72 Mobile Police Squadron Base in Ago-Are as some of the efforts to develop the zone as a treasure base of the state.


The governor equally called on the traditional rulers to continue to support his government, stating that the progress being experienced by the state is an indication of the fact that the traditional rulers and other leaders were doing what they are supposed to do.


Responding, the Okere of Saki, Oba Khalid Olabisi, appreciated the governor and his entourage, stating that the Makinde administration has done many things to make people happy, especially in Saki.


While thanking Governor Makinde for various projects sited in Oke Ogun,Oba Olabisi explained that the speed at which the Saki township road is being done is commendable.


Iyabo Adebisi

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