Residents of Akure, the Ondo state capital say they are optimistic that the next four years will be glorious for Ondo state with Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu in charge.
Orange FM’s Gbenga Oluwajana in this report takes a look at people’s perception about the last four years of the APC administration and their expectations in the new dispensation.
From 2017 Ondo state has been a huge project site with different kinds of infrastructure being bequeathed to the state in fulfilment of Governor Akerdolu’s blueprint to take the state to lofty heights.
After three and half eventful years, another governorship election was held in October 2020 and Arakunrin Akeredolu was re elected for another four years.
The people hinged their decision to vote overwhelmingly for his re-election on the massive infrastructural development in the 18 local govt areas.
Now that the state is set for the governor’s 2nd term inauguration, the people’s expectations are high considering his achievements in his first term
Some residents of Akure applauded Governor Akeredolu for living up to his words in the last four years despite paucity of funds and hope for an even better dispensation between now and 2025
A political analyst, Folayemi Surajudeen urged Governor Akeredolu and his deputy, Lucky Ayedatiwa not to lose focus of good governance as they take the mantle of leadership
A cleric, Pastor Ajayi Moses commended Governor Akeredolu for championing the campaign against insecurity in the last four years and called for greater focus on security of lives and property.
The immediate past commissioner for Natural resources, Mr Idowu Otetubi said people of Ondo state should expect more dividends of democracy in the next four years.
Governor Akeredolu and deputy Governor-elect, Lucky Aiyedatiwa will be sworn in on Wednesday the 24th of this month.