Browsing: Senator Abiola Ajimobi

The group, which scored Makinde high on the delivery of his campaign promises along the four service point agenda of security, health, education and economic expansion through agribusiness, maintained that the government has succeeded in repositioning and transforming Oyo State, with notable evidence in infrastructure development, growth in Internally Generated Revenue and improvement in the education sector, among others.

His tenure as Governor was quite controversial with mixed results and divided opinions. He was a very frank and outspoken Governor who was also very conscious of his social status and the powers attached to his office. He was also quite audacious. He engaged the Olubadan in an open battle when he chose in one instance to transform some high chiefs of the Olubadan-in-council into beaded kings.

The Governors, who spoke in Ibadan at the opening ceremony of the National Women Conference of the Oyo State Officials’ Wives Association, with the theme: “The Ultimate Woman At A Time Like This,” said there was a great need for women to be supported more than ever before, especially at this current time of economic recession