The Governor of the State of Osun, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, has said that his administration is running with the conviction that only the best is good enough for the Osun.
He added that the conviction is what is guiding his interventions in various sectors, from health to agriculture, to mining, education, youth development, commerce, security and others.
While delivering his acceptance speech following the receipt of performance award from IleriOluwa Next Level Progressive Movement, Oyetola declared the desires of his administration to painstakingly build a State of Osun that will work for the people and for the unborn generation.
Oyetola, who was represented at the award ceremony by the Osun State SUBEB Chairman, Israel Famurewa, also added that what the State has witnessed in the first two years of his administration was only the beginning of the journey to achieving the best for Osun, adding that there is so much tucked in the bowels of time to be unraveled.
He said: “This award of recognition is dedicated to all the supporters and believers in the IleriOluwa mandate. You are the constant wind beneath our flapping wings. Without you, we could not have achieved anything or made it thus far.
“What you have witnessed as achievements in the last two years is only the beginning of the journey. There is so much tucked in the bowels of time to be unraveled. This is because we are running with the conviction that only the best is good enough for our dear State.
“This is what constantly guides our intervention in the various sectors. From health, to agriculture, mining, education, youth development, commerce, security and others, our desire is to painstakingly build a greater Osun that will work for you, our people and the unborn generation.
“We are concious of the fact that the only way to truly serve the people is to use governance as a vehicle or a tool that serves the interest of the people. And we are serving the people’s interests by promoting affordable healthcare through the provision of 332 fully-equipped primary healthcare centres, general hospitals and specialist hospitals.
“We are serving the people’s interests by building roads across the State to connect rural and urban areas, with some in areas that have not been touched in decades. We are serving the people’s interests by securing lives and properties in a manner that makes us one of the most peaceful States in the country.
“We are serving the people’s interests by ensuring that we diversify our economy, using agriculture, tourism and mining as springboards, to be able to generate sufficient wealth to fund our economy and our developmental aspirations.
“We are serving this interest by aligning our educational policies with global best practices and ensuring that our children receive qualitative and functional education befitting of future leaders and players.
“We are serving this interest by investing in our youths and empowering them with relevant skills, jobs and resources to become effect contributors to our development.
“We are serving this interest through our unprecedented agenda to open up commerce by improving our markets and opening up the Dagbolu International Market to revolutionise trade and commerce.
“We are serving this welfare by prioritizing the welfare of our teeming workers, and ensuring that they receive their salaries as and when due, get their promotoons regularly and build a greater career in the public sector.
“We are serving your interests in many more ways through focused and inclusive governance. We are just starting. We believe that with God on our side, the next two years will birth even more outstanding achievements”, Oyetola stated.