"We 'll not deceive you with empty promises" - Gov. Abiodun assures Ogun residents - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Tuesday, May 28, 2024

"We 'll not deceive you with empty promises" - Gov. Abiodun assures Ogun residents

By Demilade Michael

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on Tuesday assured residents of the State that he will keep all promises made during his electioneering campaigns, towards the development the State.

The governor, who gave the assurance, at the commissioning of 
the newly constructed Hospital road in Ogijo, in Sagamu local government area of the State, said
his administration would not make empty promises to deceive the people.

Governor Abiodun, who equally promised to sustain the tempo of infrastructural development across the State,  noted that more projects that would enhance the economic development of the State would be embarked upon.

He disclosed, his administration has constructed over 600 kilometres of road across the state in the last five years, adding that more roads would be commissioned at Iperu and Ilaro during the week.

According to the governor, the Ogijo community is one of the industrial areas of the state as it enjoys gas reticulation, stating that his administration has solved the electricity challenge that affected the community for decades through the provision of transformers and other electric accessories.

Abiodun noted that constructing the road was in keeping with his promise when he visited the area about a year ago, saying that despite the difficulty faced by the contractors in the course of the construction, they were able to surmount and deliver the project on time.

Road infrastructure, the governor said, is one of the key catalysts that engendered development, positing that the commissioned road would boost commercial activities in the area as it leads to several communities.

"This community is very important to us, apart from being a border town, it is also an industrial area. I can assure you that this community will experience more development. I call on the Kabiyesi to work with the local government chairman, community development associations, and all relevant stakeholders and come up with projects according to their priority for immediate execution," he said.

He thanked traditional rulers and the people of the area for their unalloyed support to his government, assuring that uncompleted projects that would add value to the people would be completed just as no part of the state would be developed to the detriment of others.

The State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Ade Akinsanya said the commissioning of the Hospital Road is a testimony to the commitment of the state government at ensuring infrastructural development in all parts of the state.

The Commissioner assured that more roads would be constructed and commissioned by the governor, noting that roads infrastructure engender socio-economic development.

Chairman of Sagamu Local Government Area, Mr. Afolabi Odulate, said the construction of the road was one of the demands he made to the governor concerning the area, noting that his administration has supported the state government with the construction of several roads in communities across the council area.

Ologijo of Ogijoland, Oba Kezeem Gbadamosi, who represented the Akarigbo of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Ajayi, said though an industrial hub, the area suffered many years of neglect as previous administrations did not pay attention to the community's infrastructural needs, adding that with the commissioning of the road, the narrative has changed for the better.

While calling the governor's attention to other deplorable roads in the area, the monarch appreciated the state government for ensuring that the road is well constructed with good drainage system, adding that the community has  benefited from education, water and electrification projects of the government.Abiodun Vows To Sustain Infrastructural Transformation in Ogun

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