100 days in office: Governor Adeleke reels out his achievements in Osun ……. seeks more support from the people
In celebration of his 100 days in office,Osun State, Governor Ademola Adeleke today reeled out his unprecedented achievements in the State to the public.
Governor Adeleke stated this during a press briefing held at the Government Secretariat, Abere where newsmen, drawn from both electronic and print media,converged to capture the scorecards of the present administration.
He re-iterated that his administration is poised on delivering good governance by fulfilling his campaign promises and satisfying people- oriented needs,adding that ,”in his quest to dish out dividends of democracy to the people, he became blind to party affiliation”.
The first citizen of the State also said all abandoned property and projects by previous administration were redefined and completed.
Governor Adeleke used the opportunity to list some of the ongoing and completed projects which included: provision of borehole water in each of the 332 wards across the State; Construction of 20km roads; Presentation of #518m to Communities for infrastructural development; Imole surgical and medical outreach targeted at 2000 persons in each of the nine Federal Constituencies making a total of 18,000 beneficiaries who received free surgeries; and rural electrification projects.
Others accomplishments listed are: Payment of salaries and pensions arrears from January 2016 owed by the past administration; Enrollment of 3,332 Osun indigenes on Osun health Insurance Scheme (OHIS) to ensure adequate healthcare access for the vulnerables for 5 years; Construction of broken bridges at Bokusoro/Adeeke area in Iwo to forestall loss of life on the bridge in the past due to erosion, among other achievements too numerous to mention.
The State helmsman equally stressed that he is determined to change the State fortune for the better by embarking on key projects across the length and breath of the State.
Governor Adeleke therefore urged workers to exercise more patience, assuring them that all outstanding salaries will be paid in due course.
However, he urged the people of the State to vote for Peoples’ Democratic Party Candidates, (PDP) during forthcoming State Assembly election in order to secure the election of all the 26 parliamentarians to enhance his performance.
It would be recalled that Governor Ademola Adeleke was declared the winner of the July 16, 2022 Governorship polls by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and was sworn-in as the 6th Executive Governor of Osun State on the November 27th, 2022.
In attendance at press briefing were, Deputy Governor, Prince Kola Adewusi; Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Teslim Igbalaye; Head of Service, Mr Ayanleye Aina; PDP State Chairman, Dr. Akindele Adekunle; Party Chieftains and a host of others.