By Solomon Odeniyi
GOVERNOR Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun has been awarded Best Governor of the Year by BusinessDay newspaper.
The award was presented to the Governor in Abuja yesterday.
According to the organisers of the award, Governor Oyetola’s emergence followed the assessment carried out by its 2020 States’ Competitiveness and Good Governance Awards Committee.
The organisers said the Committee reviewed the tangible transformation the Governor had brought to bear on different sectors in Osun, including health, education, security and inclusive governance since his assumption of office.
In a letter sent to the governor to inform him of the award, the organisers said: “The Award Committee, which is made up of eminent Nigerians, reviewed the pragmatic and tangible transformation Your Excellency brought to bear in the governance of your State above your peers in the country across all segments including Health, Education, Security and Inclusive Governance since you became the governor.
“These are seen as a manifestation of good institutional transformations, creation of friendly business environment, expanding opportunities and a shift towards socio-economic development of State of Osun,”