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Abiodun Vows To Extend Development To Every Part Of Ogun State

Olu Ilaro, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle (2nd left) presenting award to the Deputy Governor, Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele while Ogun Finance Commissioner, Mr. Dapo Okubadejo, and Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Laolu Olabimtan look on


ABEOKUTA - The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has restated his determination to develop every part of the state, towards ensuring  equal distribution of dividends of democracy. 


Governor Abiodun made this known at the inauguration of the Yewa People Development Council (YPDC) and end of  the year reception of the Yewa Traditional Council, held at Ilaro. 


Abiodun said it would be an injustice to concentrate development on a section of the state and leave the others. 


The Governor who was represented by his Deputy, Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele, added that establishing spirit of togetherness is a tripod on which societal development rest.


''I want to emphasize on it again that no part of Ogun ᚢtate will be developed at the expense of another and I believe that nothing can be achieved without the people'', he noted. 


While speaking on the inauguration of the Yewa People Council, Governor Abiodun stated that its incorporation was in tandem with his 'Building our Future Together' agenda, saying opinion of the people would  always count at all times. 


According to him, ''this inauguration could not have come at a better time than now. It indicates that Yewa people are poised to start the new year on a positive note''. 


The Governor called on public-spirited  indigenes of Yewaland to join hands for the advancement of the area, saying cultural identity is nothing without political identity.


In his address, the Olu of Ilaro and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, called on sons and daughters of Yewaland to invest in their hometown to enhance development, emphasizing the need to complement  government's effort. 


''Let us face development and leave politics for the politicians. We must see how we can galvanize and bring our children all over the world together and encourage them towards the development of Yewaland'', Oba Olugbenle said. 


In his presentation, the Chairman, YPDC , Prof. Rahaman Bello, said the non- profit organisation was created to carry out activities and enforce unity among the people of Yewaland, promote effective development in all strata, as well as giving optimum priority to the needs of the people in the area. 


In his welcome address, the Olu of Imasayi, Oba Kuoye Lukman, commended indigenes of the area who have been making the State proud in their endeavours, urging them not to relent in their oars and continue to promote peace and harmony among themselves.

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