The reaction was contained in a statement by the Governor Makinde’s Media Office on Monday as the advertisement went public
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The Oluyole Warriors, as the 3SC is fondly called, defeated the Bendel Insurance Football Club by two goals to one on Tuesday in Enugu.
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, 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.
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.
Makinde, who expressed his heartfelt condolences to his brother-governor and the entire Abiodun family of Iperu Remo, Ogun State, prayed to God to grant the family the fortitude to bear Papa’s exit.
The Chief Press Secretary to Governor ‘Seyi Makinde, Taiwo Adisa, who made this known on Monday, added that the governor remains committed to the promises he made when he hosted the athletes shortly after the games.
Adisa, who stated this while speaking on the weekly citizens’ sensitisation radio programme on Agidigbo FM, Oyo Updates, said that rather than seeking to gain undue attention with the death of the young man, politicians should allow the law to take its course.
A statement issued on Wednesday in Ibadan by Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Taiwo Adisa, quoted Makinde as stating this while closing a two-day retreat for local government chairmen, vice-chairmen and heads of local government administrations (HLAs), on Tuesday evening.
Adisa, who stated that though the issue of insecurity is a national problem from which the state could not be isolated, Governor Makinde has put in place different measures to surmount the challenge and ensure that the state is secure, so as to boost its increasing allure to investors and businesses.
Makinde described the occurrence as unfortunate, adding that his government has ordered investigations into the violent act.
A witness said one of the cell phone dealers had challenged the Park Managers, who are also members of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers, for blocking the main entrance of the shopping complex
The evacuation process, which started months ago, formally commenced at 7am on Tuesday following a tour of the new site by Arewa community leaders and representatives of the beggars on Saturday.
The media aide, who was responding to a statement by the Ajimobi Legacy Forum on Sunday, said that the late governor led substandard governance in the state.
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.
He also declared that the statement credited to the APC on the killings in Igangan, which attempted to blame Governor Makinde, as a wicked attempt to dance on the grave of the dead.
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.
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.