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Regional News of Saturday, 7 May 2022


2023: Ogun Elders’ Advisory Council gives nod to Abiodun’s second term bid

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun

The second term aspiration of the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, received a boost on Friday, as the Governor’s Elders Advisory Council, officially endorsed his second term bid.

Giving the position of the Council, its chairman, Chief Oluleye Okuboyejo, in a proclamation he read at the Obas Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, particularly commended the Governor for the increase in the ease of doing business index, which according to him, has significantly increased investment in the State.

Okuboyejo added that Abiodun in the last three years had proved himself to be a great marketer of the State, noting that “his marketing acumen is responsible for the rise of the state’s internally generated revenue”.

He further noted that since the inception of the current administration in the State, Governor Abiodun has been methodical in fashioning the policy agenda around ‘ISEYA’, saying that, “the smooth delivery of the social contract elements which could be seen across the state have even been applauded by the Governor’s ardent critics.

Okuboyejo, while noting that other areas such as Oke-Sopen in Ijebu- North, Ilishan in Ikenne, Onidundu in Obafemi Owode, Ipara in Remo-North, Ososun in Ifo, Ishote in Sagamu and Ita-Oshin in Abeokuta-North, among other towns across the State were not neglected, applauded the way and manner which the state government had been able to address issues of social order, protection and security in the state.