Osun Celebrates 25th Anniversary (Photonews)

The State of Osun was treated to an eye-catching calisthenics display to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the state with 4,000
children making the formation shown in pictures below at Osogbo in a unique demonstration of Organization, Team Work and Diligence, at the Osogbo City Stadium, Osogbo on Saturday. See pictures below;

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Photonews: Aregbesola Commissions Osun-Job Centre

Governor of the State of Osun has commissioned the Osun-Job Centre, an initiative to ease unemployment in the state by making job search easier with the help of government.See pictures from the commissioning below;

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (3rd right); Chief of
Staff to the Governor, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola (3rd left), Honorable
Member Osun House of Assembly, Hon. Tunji Olalekan (right), Akinrun of
Ikirun, Oba Abdul Rauf Olawale Adedeji (2nd left), Lead Consultant of
Osun Job Center (O-JOBS), Mrs. Mobolaji Akande (left), Honorable
Member Osun House of Assembly, Hon. Aloba Isreal (2nd right), and
others, during the official commissioning of Osun Job Centre (O-JOBS),
in Osogbo on Tuesday 16/08/2016.

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (7th left); Secretary
to the State Government, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti (4th left), Honorable
Member Osun House of Assembly, Hon. Tunji Olalekan (6th left),
Secretary All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Rasaq Salinsile (7th
right), Lead Consultant of Osun Job Center (O-JOBS), Mrs. Mobolaji
Akande (5th left), Honorable Member Osun House of Assembly, Hon. Aloba
Isreal (8th right), and others, during the official commissioning of
Osun Job Centre (O-JOBS), in Osogbo on Tuesday 16/08/2016.

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (3rd left), inspecting
some of the newly procured facilities, Honorable Member Osun House of
Assembly, Hon. Tunji Olalekan (3rd right), Akirun of Ikirun, Oba Abdul
Rauf Olawale Adedeji (2nd left), Lead Consultant of Osun Job Center
(O-JOBS), Mrs. Mobolaji Akande (right), Honorable Member Osun House of
Assembly, Hon. Aloba Isreal (2nd right), and Elende of Eko-Ende, Oba
Abdul Rauf Olaniyan, during the official commissioning of Osun Job
Centre, in Osogbo on Tuesday 16/08/2016.

Minister Of Health Joins Aregbesola On Inspection Of School Projects (Photos)

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole joined Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on an inspection visit to school projects in Oshogbo, the capital of Osun State. See pictures from the inpection below;

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (right); Minster for
Health, Honorable Isaac Adewole (2nd right), during the recent inspection to the
on going Construction of AUD Goveronr Elementary School at Sabo area, Osogbo

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (2ndright); Minster for
Health, Honorable Isaac Adewole (right); former Commissioner for Regional
and Integration, Hon. Ajibola Basiru (left), during the recent inspection of the
on going Construction of AUD Goveronr Elementary School at Sabo area, Osogbo

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (right); Minster for
Health, Honorable Isaac Adewole (2nd right);
Former Commissioner for Regional and Integration, Hon. Ajibola Basiru
(right), seating in one of the classroms, during the recent inspection
of the on going
Construction of Osogbo High School, at the State capital.

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (left); Minster for
Health, Honorable Isaac Adewole (2nd right);
Former Commissioner for Regional an Integration, Hon. Ajibola Basiru
(right), at the School Library, during the recent inspection of the on
going Construction of Osogbo High School, at the State capital.

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (2nd left); Minster for
Health, Honorable Isaac Adewole (2nd right); former Commissioner for
Regional and Integration, Hon. Ajibola Basiru (left); former Media
Assistant to the Governor, Oluremi Omowaye (right), during the recent
inspection of the on going Construction of Osogbo High School, at the
State capital.

Photonews: Aregbesola Leads Nigerian Governors Delegation To China

Governor of the state of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has led a delegation of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum to a historical tour at the China Railway Construction Corporation.

The tour took place during the NGF delegation visit to China for talks with several investors which includes China Gezhouba Group Corporation, CGGC; Shandong Gold Group, SGG, the largest Gold company in China; China Railway Construction Corporation, CRCC, which is the mother company of China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, CCECC in Nigeria

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum delegation includes six (6) governors, each representing one of the six geopolitical zone in the country Osun, Delta, Anambra, Plateau, Jigawa, and Adamawa represented by its Commissioner of Agriculture.

Specifically, The state of Osun says it in a strategic discussion with the China Gezhouba Group Corporation, CGGC.

The CGGC is into construction, energy, civil works and project financing. They built the world’s largest hydropower station. The firm is looking at tailoring projects to the needs of each state as per nature of project and financing options

The Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, is the Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari. See pictures from the visit below.

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Aregbesola Inspects Ongoing Construction Of Ilesa Government High School (Photonews)

Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and some of his aides today paid an inspection visit to the ongoing construction of Ilesa Government High School in Ilesa in the State of Osun. Pictures from the inspection visit are below;

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Aregbesola Addresses Intending Pilgrims For 2016 Hajj (Photos)

Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, this week addressed the 2016
Intending Pilgrims to the Holy Land of Makkah, during the Farewell Ceremony, which was organized by the Osun Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, at the Osun State Government Secretariat Complex in Osogbo. See pictures below;

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, addressing the 2016
Intending Pilgrims to the Holy Land of Makkah, during the Farewell
Ceremony, organized by the Osun Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, at Osun
State Government Secretariat Complex, Osogbo, on Wednesday 03/08/2016.

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, addressing the 2016
Intending Pilgrims to the Holy Land of Makkah, during the Farewell
Ceremony, organized by the Osun Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, at Osun
State Government Secretariat Complex, Osogbo, on Wednesday 03/08/2016.

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From right- Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (middle),
his Deputy, Mrs. Titi Laoye-Tomori (2nd left), Amir Hajj State of
Osun, Alhaji Zikrullah Olakunle Hassan (left), Commissioner South
West, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Alhaji Imam Fuad Ademola
Adeyemi (right), and Head of Service, Mr. Sunday Owoeye (2nd right),
during the Farewell Ceremony, organized by the Osun Muslim Pilgrims
Welfare Board, at Osun State Government Secretariat Complex, Osogbo,
on Wednesday 03/08/2016.

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From right- Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (3rd
right)), his Deputy, Mrs. Titi Laoye-Tomori (3rd left), Amir Hajj
State of Osun, Alhaji Zikrullah Olakunle Hassan (left), Commissioner
South West, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Alhaji Imam Fuad
Ademola Adeyemi (right), Head of Service, Mr. Sunday Owoeye (2nd
right), and Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti
(2nd left), during the Farewell Ceremony, organized by the Osun Muslim
Pilgrims Welfare Board, at Osun State Government Secretariat Complex,
Osogbo, on Wednesday 03/08/2016.

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From right- Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (2nd left),
his Deputy, Mrs. Titi Laoye-Tomori (left), Commissioner South West,
National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Alhaji Imam Fuad Ademola Adeyemi
(right), and Head of Service, Mr. Sunday Owoeye (2nd right), during
the Farewell Ceremony, organized by the Osun Muslim Pilgrims Welfare
Board, at Osun State Government Secretariat Complex, Osogbo, on
Wednesday 03/08/2016.

Aregbesola Delivers Lecture At 12th Of The All Nigeria Editors Conference (Photonews)

Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, addressed the Nigerian Editors of Newspapers; Practicing Farmers; Agribusiness Financiers; Policy-makers and Captains of Industries, on the theme: Economic Diversification: Agriculture as Option for a Prosperous Nigeria, during the 12th Edition of the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference tagged “ANEC 2016”,which held in Port Harcourt,the capital of Rivers State on Friday. Pictures from the much publicised event are shown below;

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola; Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, Acting President Nigeria Guild of Editors, Mrs. Funke Egbemode and others at the 12th Edition of the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference, at Presidential Hotel, Port Harcourt, River State, on Friday 5/8/2016.
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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (right); exchanging greetings with the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (left), at the 12th Edition of the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference, at the Presidential Hotel, Port Harcourt, River State, on Friday 5/8/2016.

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From left- Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola; Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, and Acting President Nigeria Guild of Editors, Mrs. Funke Egbemode, at the 12th Edition of the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference, at Presidential Hotel, Port Harcourt, River State, on Friday 5/8/2016.

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (3rd right);Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (2nd right), Lagos State Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Hon. Steve Ayorinde (left), Former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba (right), Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Hon.Obuebite Jonathan (2nd left), at the 12th Edition of the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference, at the Presidential Hotel, Port Harcourt, River State, on Friday 5/8/2016.
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From left- Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, exchanging greetings with the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and Former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, at the 12th Edition of the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference tagged (ANEC 2016), at Presidential Hotel, Port Harcourt, River State, on Friday 5/8/2016.
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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, addressing Nigerian Editors of Newspapers; Practicing Farmers; Agribusiness Financiers; Policy-makers and Captains of Industries, on the theme: Economic Diversification: Agriculture as Option for a Prosperous Nigeria, during the 12th Edition of the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference tagged “ANEC 2016”, in Port Harcourt, River State on Friday 55/8/2016.

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, addressing Nigerian Editors of Newspapers; Practicing Farmers; Agribusiness Financiers; Policy-makers and Captains of Industries, on the theme: Economic Diversification: Agriculture as Option for a Prosperous Nigeria, during the 12th Edition of the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference tagged “ANEC 2016”, in Port Harcourt, River State on Friday 55/8/2016.

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (2nd left); Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (4th right), Acting President Nigeria Guild of Editors, Mrs. Funke Egbemode (2nd right), Former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba (3rd right), Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Hon. Obuebite Jonathan (left), and others at the 12th Edition of the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference tagged (ANEC 2016), at the Presidential Hotel, Port Harcourt, River State, on Friday 5/8/2016.

Aregbesola Pays Condolence Visit To Late Hon Elijah’s Family (Photos)

Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Sunday paid a condolence visit to the family of the Late Hon. Elijah Oluwatayo Adewale, who until his death,was a member in the House of Representatives representing the Ifako-Ijaye Federal Constituency, Lagos State. Aregbesola paid the family of the late politician a visit at his residence in Iju-Ishaga, Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government in Lagos State. See Photos from the visit below;

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, signing a condolence
register in honour of Late Hon. Elijah
Oluwatayo Adewale, a Member House of Representatives from
Ifako-Ijaye Federal Constituency, Lagos State, at his residence,
Iju-Ishaga Ifakojaye Local Government, Lagos State, on Sunday
31/07/2016.
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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (2nd right), wife of
the deceased, Mrs.
Esther Adewale (2nd left), Lagos State Former Commissioner for
Transport, Mr. Kayode Opeifa (right), and daughter of the deceased,
Miss. Fikemi Adewale (left), during a condolence visit to the Family
of Late Hon. Elijah Oluwatayo Adewale, a Member House of
Representatives from Ifako-Ijaye Federal Constituency, Lagos
State, at the deceased’s residence, Iju-Ishaga, Ifakojaye Local
Government, Lagos State, on Sunday 31/07/2016.
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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (Middle), wife of the
deceased, Mrs. Esther Adewale (2nd right), daughter of the deceased,
Miss. Fikemi Adewale (right), and other children of the deceased,
during
a condolence visit to the family of Late Hon. Elijah Oluwatayo
Adewale, a Member House of
Representatives from Ifako-Ijaye Federal Constituency, Lagos
State, at the deceased’s residence, Iju-Ishaga, Ifakojaye Local
Government, Lagos State, on Sunday 31/07/2016.

Aregbesola Delivers Address In Ghana At PANAFEST Celebration (Photonews)

Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola delivered the keynote address at the 2016 emancipation celebration of the pan African historical, arts and culture festival (PANAFEST), which held at Cape Coast, Ghana, on Friday July 29, 2016.Pictures from the event which was graced by Ogbeni;

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Aregbesola Receives Kebbi State’s Agricultural Experts In Osun (Photos)

Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola played host to agricultural experts from Kebbi State who are on a visit to the state to discuss plans for the development of agriculture. Pictures below:

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, presenting the state
plaque to the Leader of Kebbi State Agricultural Experts and
Commissioner of Animal Health, Husbandry and Fishery, Mr. Adamu
Ibrahim, during the Kebbi State Agriculture experts visit to the
Governor on how to develop agriculture in the State, held at the State
Government Secretariat, Abere,
Osogbo, last Weekend

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (3rd right); Chairman,
Tuns Farms Nigeria Limited, Chief khamis Olatunde Badmus (2nd right),
Leader of the delegation and Kebbi State Commissioner of Animal
Health, Husbandry and Fishery, Mr. Adamu Ibrahim (middle), Director,
Kebbi State Veterinary Services, Dr. Bala Kakale (right) and others,
during the Kebbi State Agriculture experts visit to the Governor on
how to develop agriculture in the State, held at the State Government
Secretariat, Abere,Oshogbo, last weekend.

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (5th right); Chairman,
Tuns Farms Nigeria Limited, Chief khamis Olatunde Badmus (4th right),
Leader of the delegation and Kebbi State Commissioner of Animal
Health, Husbandry and Fishery, Mr. Adamu Ibrahim (5th left), Director,
Kebbi State Veterinary Services, Dr. Bala Kakale (3rd right) and
others, during the Kebbi State Agriculture experts visit to the
Governor on how to develop agriculture in the State, held at the State
Government Secretariat, Abere,
Osogbo, last Weekend.

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Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (2nd right); Chairman,
Tuns Farms Nigeria Limited, Chief khamis Olatunde Badmus (right),
Leader of the delegation and Kebbi State Commissioner of Animal
Health, Husbandry and Fishery, Mr. Adamu Ibrahim (2nd left) and
Manager, Tuns Farms Nigeria Limited, Mr. Lekan Badmus, during the
Kebbi State Agriculture experts visit to the Governor on how to
develop agriculture in the State, held at State Government
Secretariat, Abere, Osogbo, last Weekend