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Browsing: Seyi Makinde
This was contained in a communique issued at the end of the group’s meeting on Thursday in Ibadan
In his speech before the lawmakers tagged: ‘State of the State Address’, Makinde recalled last Saturday night’s attack on residents of Igangan community in Ibarapa area of the state by unknown gunmen.
The governor stated this while commissioning the rehabilitated/refurbished Ilaju Garri Processing Factory in Ilaju community of Ido Local Government Area.
The governor, who stated that true federalism is the future of democracy in the country, said that Nigeria must devolve powers to the federating units, especially the powers to control natural resources and the state security architecture, in order for it to avoid the path of destruction.
Governor Makinde made this declaration in Igangan, Ibarapa North Local Government, where he visited the families of last weekend’s attacks, stating that the state would empower local security guards and vigilantes in addition to other measures taken to ensure that insecurity becomes a thing of the past in Ibarapaland.
Makinde, who hailed the late Raheem as a hardworking journalist and an individual who is passionate about Oyo State’s development, commiserated with the Guardian newspaper management, the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Oyo State chapter.
It said the summit would seek to find a lasting solution to the security challenges facing the state.
Makinde further stated that this action by the Buhari Administration is capable of affecting investors’ confidence in the country.
A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Taiwo Adisa, quoted Makinde as saying this at the official flag-off of the Agribusiness Industrial Hub at Fashola in Oyo.
According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Taiwo Adisa, Governor Makinde also assured that original shop owners will first be taken care of.
The governor added that insecurity in Ibarapaland had been the most challenging and that his government has put in place several measures, including the creation of a Base for Operation Burst in the area and deployment of more Amotekun corps, among others.
The governor, who stated this in Ogbomoso during a town hall meeting in commemoration of the second anniversary of the government, held at the Soun Ogunlola Hall, Oja-Igbo, Ogbomoso, said that open grazing is illegal in the state.
He added that the challenge of understaffing in the public health sector in the state is something the administration has been trying to address, noting that ongoing intervention to build at least one well-equipped Primary Health Care Centre in each of the 351 Wards of the state is on course.
This was just as the governor inaugurated the winner of the chairmanship election in Ido Local Government, Hon. Sheriff Adeojo, congratulating the people of the local government for putting in place their own government at the grassroots
Makinde equally commissioned the upgraded Staff Clinic within the premises of the State Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan and flagged off the breast and cervical cancer screening, while also handing over nine Luxury Buses to the Oyo State Civil/Public Service for ease of transportation for the staffers.
The governor, while declaring open the 2021 Annual Conference of Nigerian Bar Association-Section on Public Interest and Development Law NBA-SPIDEL, held at the JOGOR Centre, Ibadan, said that an Executive Bill has been sent to the Oyo State House of Assembly proposing the establishment of the Office of the Public Defender.
A statement by Alao-Akala on Friday in Ibadan told the governor that the child was killed by a car suspected to be in Makinde’s motorcade in Ogbomoso on Thursday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the 663.6kwp solar power plant was inaugurated by Governor Seyi Makinde on Thursday in Ibadan.
The governor, who stated this in Ogbomoso during the official presentation of flags to candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party in the five local governments of Ogbomosoland, who are standard-bearers of the party in Saturday election.