Osun State governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke, on Wednesday, assured Osun traditional rulers of their inclusion in his administration.
The governor who gave the assurance while receiving a delegation of the state’s traditional rulers led by the Orangun of Oke Ila, Oba Dokun Abolarin in his office affirmed that, responsive leadership are his priorities to expand the capacity and efficiency of the state to deliver.
According to him, “I reaffirm my commitment to responsive leadership as the state government is delivering on good governance.”
“The foundation of governance in Africa is the traditional institutions. That was why my first point of call as the governor was to assemble and brief you, our fathers, about the state of finance. I remember I gave you full details about the huge debt I inherited from the previous government.”
“Since we took over, we have judiciously managed the state finance. We enforced due process and we placed emphasis on the welfare of workers and people of Osun state;”
“My administration is implementing a far-reaching infrastructure upgrade of Osun state. Across the local governments, we ensure roads and bridges are being constructed and rehabilitated. We are refurbishing schools and health centres. We are making strong headway in the health and education sector. Our Imole free medical surgeries are ongoing across the nine federal constituencies.”
“We are reforming the sports sector. Our administration only recently rolled out a series of initiatives to boost the sports sector. The reform of the mining sector is ongoing and our climate agenda was just nationally commended by the National Council on Climate Change.
“Our government has given Osun state the first ICT and Tech innovation policies. We are implementing a robust digital economy agenda. We are also working on a new electricity market policy and legislation. The Ministry of Power will soon unveil our electricity sector agenda since power has now been moved to concurrent legislative lists.”
“I assure you of my deep commitment to service delivery. Our team is primed to continue to deliver good governance and dividends of democracy”, Senator Adeleke posited.
Speaking earlier, Oba Abolarin commended the Governor for his massive delivery of democratic dividends to the people of Osun state alongside his pro-people style.
“On behalf of all royal fathers, I applaud Governor Adeleke for his successful governance so far. There is no doubt that you have positively impacted the state since you took over”, the royal father remarked at the closed-door meeting”.
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