Makinde, who spoke through his Special Adviser on Economic Affairs, Professor Musibau Babatunde, described the statistics as a veritable tool to achieve analytical ideas for development.
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They spoke in their remarks at the inauguration of the remodelled stadium on Wednesday night in Ibadan.
The stadium, which had become run down, was remodelled by the Administration of Governor Seyi Makinde.
Governor Makinde, who commiserated with the family, friends and political associates of the renowned politician, prayed to Allah to grant him Aljannah Firdaus.
The governor made the remarks while receiving members of the institute, led by its national resident, Oluwatoyin Ayinde, at the Governor’s Office, Secretariat, Ibadan.
The governor, while receiving the new Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya, who was on a working visit to the state, said that his government would always go after criminals across the length and breadth of the state.
While speaking at the induction and training programme for the new teachers employed by the Post-Primary School Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), held at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, said that the teachers’ appointments were based on merit.
The workshop, which commenced on Monday, was organized by the Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning, came weeks after town hall meetings were held in seven geo-political zones of the state for citizens’ engagement in public policies and government’s activities.
In a short statement issued by Ajanaku, he revealed that his mother, Mrs. Victoria Olakitan Ajanaku, died on Saturday in Ibadan at the age 74 years and is survived by husband, children and grandchildren.
Information has it that Olurin died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital in the early hours of Saturday.
The hands-on teacher training programme which opened at the American Space, Ibadan, was geared towards innovative teaching techniques.
The governor made this disclosure while speaking at the graduation of the first batch of 300 trainees, held at the International Skills Acquisition Centre (ISAC), Gora.
Obi made the call on Thursday when he spoke with newsmen after visiting the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde.
Reacting to allegations that the state government has failed to pay its counterpart fund to access the projects, the Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Nureni Adeniran, affirmed that the state has paid its counterpart funds for 2020 and 2021 to UBEC.
The distribution was launched at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, by Governor Seyi Makinde.
Makinde, who was represented at the event by the Deputy Chief of Staff, Hon. Abdul-mojeed Mogbonjubola, said that the distribution process of the nets will increase awareness of communities on the appropriate knowledge, attitude and skills in preventing malaria caused by mosquito bites.
The life-saving nets are expected to reach all 33 local government areas in the state, and the distribution is a critical component of the ongoing effort to end malaria in Nigeria, which accounts for nearly 96,000 deaths every year.
He maintained that the governor neither influenced the contractors nor tried to influence the contract, stating that Makinde should actually be commended for always insisting on value for Oyo State’s money.
The governor has also appealed to the World Bank not to withdraw its conditional no objection for the Second Pool of Long Term Investments (PLTI2) BERs, and make available funding for the contracts.
Kunle Ishola, a lawyer and son of the deceased, made the assertions at a news conference at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Press Centre in Ibadan.