Akinlabi Afolabi, Ibadan
Rt Hon Adebo Ogundoyin said the news of the recovery of the Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde from the ravaging pandemic , Coronavirus is the most cheering news of the year to the people of Oyo State and the entire People’s Democratic Party family in the
South West and indeed Nigeria and a further testament that we are serving a faithful God.
The Speaker,Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin stated this in a statement on Monday following the announcement of the recovery of the Governor from the deadly virus.
Hon Ogundoyin said the people of Oyo State awoke to the good news of Governor Seyi Makinde’s complete cure of Covid-19 on Monday having tested negative twice to the virus after receiving treatment.
The announcement was made on the Governor’s Twitter handle on Sunday night
Recall that Governor Makinde had tested positive to the virus few days ago and had been isolated for treatment.
The Oyo State Speaker said it was heartwarming and praiseworthy to hear that the People’s Governor has received divine healing and will take full charge of affairs again as the number one citizen of the pacesetter state.
He noted that the prayers of the good people of Oyo State who trusted Engr Seyi Makinde with their mandate and who have been enjoying good governance and masses oriented policies of the Governor have been answered by God with his recovery from the dreaded virus.
“ The miraculous healing of our dear Governor is a prayer answered and a manifestation of the fact that the seed of good governance sowed by God in the state will be nurtured to fruition by His grace. We are happy in Oyo state that our hope and glory has been restored and that our Government has not been put to shame “ Hon Ogundoyin said
While congratulating the Governor on his cure , the Oyo State Speaker used the medium to pray for the speedy recovery of other Nigerians in various isolation centers across the country. Hon Ogundoyin commended the Covid-19 Task Force established by the Oyo State Government for the various measures put in place to contain the spread of the pandemic and urged residents of the State to always observe all precautionary measures announced by health professionals.
“Let us wash our hands regularly, maintain proper hygiene, use hand sanitizers and observe social distance to avoid contracting Coronavirus. It is a good thing now that Governor Makinde will again resume work as the head of Covid-19 Task Force in Oyo State. Our prayers and support are with you at all times. Your Commitment to the task of serving our dear State has never been in doubt and that has earned you the people’s confidence. “ Ogundoyin added.
The Speaker assured the Governor of the avowed resolve of the ninth Oyo State House of Assembly to continue to give necessary legislative backings to all his policies and programmes aimed at taking the state to an enviable height.