Infrastructural Development: Fayemi commissions roads in Osun

The Former Governor of Ekiti State, Dr John Kayode Fayemi showered praises on the Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola for displaying competence, integrity, compassion and being a good leader and financial guru.

Fayemi said this at the commissioning of the newly reconstructed 10km Lameco – Okinni – Ilobu road, on Monday, 21st of November 2022, at Agunbelewo, Osogbo.

The former Ekiti Governor also commissioned newly constructed Kelebe-Iragbiji road.

The commissioning event was attended by some royal majesties, core stakeholders and noble men in the State.

The former Chairman of Nigerian Governor’s Forum, said “It gives me immense pleasure to be here today, I was very delighted when I was asked if I would be available to honor you ,by my presence and to be the special guest of honor at this Commissioning ceremony”.

“As the immediate past chairman of Nigeria Governor’s Forum, we know what comes to this state by way of allocation, we know what the idea is in this state, we know the burden that you’re carrying since you assume duty here as governor in Osun”,he stated.

“And if we were to do a mathematical equation and put all of this together, vis a vis ,what you’ve been able to deliver on infrastructure, social welfare to the people,good governance, you can only be a magician  ,because mathematics would not produce the right answer”.

“We Commend your creativity, your innovation, your huge sacrifice to Osun people, many will not realise it now, but i can assure that history will be kind to you, posterity will serve you right, and people will eventually come to realise how much of a sacrifice you’ve made on their behalf in order to demonstrate the capacity, you have to make good governance available”,he commended.

“On behalf of all Progressives, we are proud of you and you’ve taught me before I left office and passing it down to the current Governor in office, how to use alternative funding mechanism, to accomplish tremendous progress in infrastructure development, and we see the result not just here, buh also the roads that have been commissioned before today and roads that will still be commissioned after today by other guests”

“It is important that we give national Government to those who know what to do with it ,without lamentation
We are not elected to lament to our people that there’s no money, we are elected to provide solutions and you have shown that you’re Mr solution”.

“As a friend, political colleague, your mentee who has learnt from your feet on financial wizardry, we are proud and congratulate you on this achievement”

Applauding his leadership service,The former Governor of Ekiti state said Oyetola is a leader of service not noise and also an Architect of modern Osun State, adding that with all of this accomplishment and they are immensely proud of him and his team ,that has worked with him to achieve success.

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, In his short remarks, appreciated the former  Governor, Dr John kayode fayemi for  accepting the request to commission the roads.

“It gives me great pleasure to be here today on the  reconstructed re-habilitated of the abandoned osogbo Lameko ,Okini ,Ifon- osun , Erin road ,to Olobu place in Ilobu”.

“There has been collaboration of road infastructure between Osun and the Governor of Oyo, that is the Osogbo Iwo Ibadan road. The road is our fulfillment in our collective results to bring development to the Southwest despite the political difference”, he stated.

“I appreciate my fellow Governors in the southwest with their leadership across our region and expecially Dr Fayemi for demonstrating the ten filed around the country during his tenure in the Nigeria Governor’s forum as the chairman.

Oyetola stated that today’s inauguration was a further fulfillment to the administration accurate results to lead infrastructure development of the state as a catalysts for industrial revolution and part of her dreams to make osun the economic and industrial home in the southwest.

The reconstruction of the federal road which is inaugurated today , is a dream come true for the entire state in Nigeria and the residents of the State.

As 10 kilometers for our state must in particular is also a fulfillment of desire of our administration to fix all fiscal road for our infrastructural development in minding their classification whether it’s a federal, state or local government road but the comfort of our citizens and the residents of osun state and for other enhancement for the federal economy for good people of the State.

Oyetola stated that the completion of the road has greatly impacted on the socio-economic development and infrastructural aspect of the State.

The Commissioner for Works in the State,  Remi Omowaiye,revealed that the road has been spoilt for over 15 years, and the Governor reconstructing the road is a great accomplishment, appreciating the Governor for a job well done.

“All the roads from Irepodun, Orolu, Egbedore,part of Osogbo and Olorunda, the roads have been bad, and the roads roads belongs to the Federal Government, they’ve made several efforts in order to repair the roads”.

“The reconstruction of the roads were done by the state government out of the financial allocation of the state, and not refunded by the Federal Government”,he stated.

The party chairman of All Progressives Congress, osun state ,Prince Adegboyega Famodun, appreciated the governor for commissioning of the road, and said that the road will aid the growth of socio-economic development of the state.

The Olobu of Ilobu, Oba Asiru Olatoye, appreciated the Governor for fulfilling his promise to them in Irepodun Local Government, and said that is only God that can reward oyetola for his Goodworks.

Senator Ajibola basiru, showered praises on the Governor for being a good leader and a good mentor to the rest of them in terms of competency, integrity, good service to the People and good Governance .

Reflecting the achievements of the incumbent Governor, Insight media had earlier reported that the Governor and the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu commissioned the iconic fly over bridge in the State capital, Osogbo.

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