Yemisi Ajayi , Ibadan
To commemorate the sixth year anniversary of the Senator Abiola Ajimobi led administration in the state, Oyo State government yesterday announced a series of activities to last 15-day.
Activities of the event which started with a press conference at the House of Chiefs, Parliament Building, Agodi Secretariat will also feature flag off as well as commissioning of various projects, in all sector across the geo-political zones of the state
According to plan, the programme of event commences on Tuesday 23rd May with a press conference and ends on Tuesday 13th June 2017 with the laying of foundation stone of Iseyin Asooke international Market and distribution of food items under the Ajumose Food bank initiative of the wife of the governor.
Notable among the activities is the children conference on education, launch of a statewide health insurance scheme and the flag off of a housing scheme named after a former governor of the state, Omololu Olunloyo.
Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Olalekan Alli, who doubles as the Chairman of the Anniversary Steering Committee, said the list of events is to appreciate the people of the state and God for the way the state is being run progressively
He added that the projects to be flag off and or commission is to show to the people of the state that the government is not folding its arms but resilient in her effort to develop the state despite the paucity of funds
Ali was flanked at the press conference by top government functionaries who serves as members of the committee include, the state commissioner for iInformation, Culture and Tourisms, Mr. Toye Arulogun, his counterpart at the ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Bimbo Kolade, Special Adviser to the Governor on Communication and Strategy, Mr. Yomi Layinka.
Others are: the Head of Service, Mr. Soji Eniade, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Olanrewaju Bashir among others.
Other programmes of events, the SSG reeled out include: flag off of phase one of the free trade zone, unveiling of Industrial Park Project, Jumat Service all on Friday 26th May, 2017 and Children’s Day March past which is also in commemoration of this year’s children’s day on May 27th.
A thanksgiving service at Bodija Estate Baptist Church would hold on Sunday, 28, a world press conference/interactive session at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan on Monday, 29th
The programme continues with the flag off of Gate-Airport-Alakia Road; flag off of Ajumose GRA (Old Ife Road) and Flag Off of Oke-Adu-Iwo Road Expansion Project on May 30th; Flag off of Omololu Olunloyo GRA, flag Off of Idi-Ape-Akobo-Oju Irin Road, Flag Off of Eleyele-Ologun-Eru-Eruwa Road.
Yemisi Ajayi , Ibadan