April 17, 2024
Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa

Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa of Ondo State has promised to recruit more health workers, pay all outstanding entitlement of workers in the state.

Aiyedatiwa gave the promise in Akure, during the annual prayer meeting, organised by the civil servants of the state to herald the new working year.

He said that ” We will forge ahead with the approval already given for the recruitment of health workers as a way of strengthening the health sector while filling of vacancies will be done on regular basis as need arises.”

According to him the payment of all outstanding entitlements of workers and the recruitment of health workers, would be done despite the lean resources of the state.

The governor, who thanked the public servants in the state for their cooperation, equally appreciated the labour unions for their support for government, promising that priority will be given to the welfare of the workers in the State.

Aiyedatiwa assured the workers of prompt payment of salaries, promotion, regular elevation, payment of inherited salary arrears, training and retraining, provision of working tools among other things that will engender an efficient 21st century Civil Service.

“We will forge ahead with the approval already given for the recruitment of health workers as a way of strengthening the health sector while filling of vacancies will be done on regular basis as need arises”, Aiyedatiwa said.

The governor urged civil servants to face their work diligently and shun partisan politics as the people of the State prepare for another governorship election, adding that politicians should also desist from treating the election as a do or die affairs.

“This is an election year; let everyone know that the peace of the State is not negotiable and election is not a do or die affair”.

He promised to open up the State for investors to come and invest their resources for the progress of the State.


Prayers were offered for the prosperity, peace and progress of the State and the country at large.

Present at the occasion were heads of security agencies in the State, religious leaders, members of the State Executive Council and other top government functionaries.

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