Politics

I will do more for economy of local communities if re-elected- Makinde

Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has declared that if re-elected into office, his administration will make concerted efforts to lift the local economy of communities in the historic Oyo town as well as that of the entire state.

The governor declared that the efforts of his administration in expanding the economy of the state through agribusiness has begun to yield immense results, noting that about 10 agro-processing industries have subscribed to the Fashola Agribusiness Industrial Hub being put up by the state.

The governor, who stated these while campaigning in Oyo East, Oyo West and Atiba Local Government Areas of the state said his government, would do more in the area of engaging local contractors and industries.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, also quoted the governor as saying that if he were re-elected, he would implement Omituntun 2.0, which centres on sustainable development and consolidation of gains already recorded by the administration under Omituntun 1.0.

Governor Makinde charged residents of the three councils to elect candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the National Assembly, governorship and State House of Assembly elections, saying his administration has achieved quite a lot but that he would build on the foundations he had laid in the last 44 months.

While addressing Muslim clerics, the governor promised a donation of N10 Million towards the completion of the Oyo Central Mosque project, saying that he would continue to be fair to all religious organisations in the state.

The governor, who is also the PDP governorship standard-bearer for the March 11 governorship election, equally met with the traditional council at Baba lyaji’s Compound, alongside his running mate and Deputy Governor, Barr. Abdulroheem Bayo Lawal, and a host of other leaders.

Iyabo Adebisi

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