Bankole Taiwo, Abeokuta
Ogun state governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) Prince Dapo Abiodun has promised to address the challenge of traffic congestion experienced by motorists on the Obantoko axis of the Abeokuta-Ibadan road.
Prince Dapo Abiodun assured that the state would work in collaboration with the Federal government and the private sector in a bid to save the productive hours usually wasted on the road.
The governorship candidate who stated this while on ward to ward campaign tour of Odeda local government area of the state, pledged his commitment towards ensuring that the road which linked two federal institutions and the capital of Oyo state, Ibadan was gridlock-free.
Meanwhile, Abiodun has envisioned that within his one year in office, the state will join the comity of foods exporting states in the nation.
He made the promise during his interactions with the students’ union leaders of the Federal College of Education (FCE) (Osiele) and Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, FUNAAB.
Saying that he was particularly concerned about youths and the unemployed graduates in the state Abiodun promised to deploy his wealth of experience gathered in the private sector to run his government by bringing in more investors both local and foreign into Ogun state for further job creations.
The billionaire oil merchant expressed his determination to create more farm settlements across the three senatorial districts of Ogun state assuring that the youths would be major beneficiaries of these laudable initiatives.
He added that within his first year in Office, Ogun state would start exporting foods to neighboring states and countries.
The entrepreneur assured that his administration would provide qualitative and transparent governance for the people of Ogun state if elected in the forthcoming general election.
Responding, President of the Students Union Government of Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Comrade Popoola Ayobami and his counterpart from Federal College of Education (FCE) Osiele, Comrade Adeoti Segun appreciated the Prince Abiodun for deeming it fit to visit them in their citadel of learning.
Pledging their support for the APC governorship candidate and all other candidates of the party in the forthcoming elections, the students used the medium to appeal to federal government to resolve without further delay the three month old strike embarked upon by Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).