By Nofisat Adeoye
A socio-political group, Asiwaju Grassroots Foundation has congratulated the Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola on the 7th anniversary of his administration.
In a release signed by its acting Coordinator, Comrade Sikiru Tijani and Secretary, Comrade Adeniji Yahaya, the group lauded Aregbesola for his unprecedented achievements in the state.
AGF stated that in just seven years of Aregbesola’s government, he has not only changed the face of Osun State but has also succeeded in giving it a global recognition.
“What Aregbesola has done in the last seven years is worthy of note and indelible as Osun in the next three to four decades will continue to savour what Aregbesola has been able to do.
“Apart from the good roads in every nook and cranny of the state, Aregbesola has improved our education sector, is it the school structures, the modern equipment, the Kaadi Omoluabi or the beautifully tailored uniform?
“His successor will not have to reconstruct the roads, schools, bridges and other infrastructural projects he has done, they will have no other option than to build on the Existing Legacies and Mirror In the Future.
The State especially Osogbo, the state capital has been reformed physically. With the beautification efforts put in place by Ogbeni Aregbesola, the state now looks cleaner, neater and beautiful.
One of such is the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, Osogbo, a former den of rascals that has turned to a beautiful amusement park that becomes a destination for birthdays, picnics and relaxation
About 20,000 Youths were given jobs in the first phase of O’YES. After 2 years, they were replaced with another set of 20,000 after the volunteers in the first phase were trained in several skills that helped shaped focus for the next challenges they were to face.
“Aregbesola has made Osun a better place to be, investors are coming into the state every other day now. Look at the State capital, Osogbo, Aregbesola has kept his promise with the People of Osun. On Security, Osun is the 13th safest in the federation with much more focus on ridding the state of crime.
AGF thereby urged the residents of Osun to complement the effort of the governor by giving him the necessary support before and during the upcoming gubernatorial election.