Makinde is Committed to People’s Welfare; Dr. Olatubosun tells Online Publishers
Written by Aloore Radio on 7 — 01
Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun has said the selling point of Engr Seyi Makinde is the ongoing massive development of infrastructure to fast-track socioeconomic growth of the entire state.
Dr Olatubosun declared that before the advent of governor Makinde , Oyo state has never witnessed massive construction of road network, tied directly to agricultural development of the State.
The State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism spoke while hosting the executives and members of the South West Group of Online Publishers ( SWEGOP) at the Ministry of Information , Secretariat, Ibadan on Friday.
According to the Commissioner , the State Governor Engr. Makinde meant well for the people of Oyo state , and this is reflected in the ongoing transformation of the entire state .
He cited the construction of the N9.9billion 65kilometre Ibadan-iseyin within the first two years in office , which liked the people of Oke-Ogun area, the food basket of the state to Ibadan and states .
As a result, the economy of the people will grow astronomically , he stated.
Also, the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism mentioned the ongoing 76.7 kilometre Iseyin- Ogbomoso road , which the governor approved to ease movement of goods and services among the people of the state.
While soliciting the support of the members of the South West Group of Online Publishers for the present administration in the state, Dr. Olatunbosun hinted that governor Makinde was committed to the security of lives and property of the people of the state through the provisions of logistics to security agencies in the state.
The Commissioner for Information further explained that the state governor embarked on the deployment of smart LED street lighting technology to fight crimes and attract investors to the state.
On the timely and regular payment of workers salaries , Dr. Olatubosun recalled that before the advent of governor Makinde’s government pensioners and workers were owed several months , but today workers and pensioners received their pay on every 25th day of the month .
” I must tell you this that many traders and artisans smile home every month because without the workers getting their salary on time, the economy of the entire rest on government workers. Remember, Oyo state is a civil servant state. So, like I said, the governor , Engr Seyi Makinde is committed to changing the lives of the people of the state for the better, ” he said.
Earlier, the Chairman, SWEGOP , Comrade Yinka Agboola , while thanking the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism for hosting members of the group, charged him to ensure that the existing frosting relationship between the governor and members of the group is further strengthened .