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Oyebanji Sworn in as Ekiti State Governor, Highlights Agenda

Mr Biodun Oyebanji has been sworn in as Governor to pilot the affairs of Ekiti State in the next four years.

The new Governor took the oath of office exactly a few minutes to one o’clock in the afternoon.

It was administered to him by the state chief judge Justice John Oyewole Adeyeye.

Dignitaries at the event included APC Presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National leadership of APC, state Governors, members of the National Assembly, senior military personnel, former Governors, captains of industries, politicians as well as members of the public

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In an interview, some stakeholders believed that the new administration would bring in peace, prosperity and development.

Meanwhile, Ekiti State’s new helmsman, Biodun Oyebanji has promised to implement a six-point agenda to bring economic prosperity and change to governance in the state.

The Governor made the promise in Ado Ekiti shortly after he was sworn.

Governor Oyebanji said his six-point developmental agenda would focus on job creation, human capital development, Agriculture and rural development, infrastructure and industrialisation, arts culture and tourism as well as governance.

He noted that the agenda was carefully selected based on his experience in the public and private sectors coupled with the yearnings of the masses to improve the status of the state.

The Governor urged stakeholders and people of Ekiti State to support his administration and gave an assurance of transparency and accountability while in office.

In a remark, President Muhammadu Buhari thanked the people of the state for believing in APC with their determination during the last Governorship election to deliver the state for the party.

Represented by APC Presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the president assured of more Federal support and urged them to vote for the party in next year’s presidential election 

In a comment, the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi expressed the belief that the new governor would make the state better for economic prosperity.

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