Oyetola ready to take mining, agric, tourism, others to next level

Gboyega Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola has been described as a media savvy leader who would neither look for trouble nor court controversy.                    Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode said this in Osogbo while receiving the executive of Lagos Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) led by the Council Chairman, Dr. Qasim Akinreti.       Egbemode, however, observed that behind Oyetola’s gentle attitude to life was an uncommon energy to work long hours without losing…

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Osun Govt rescues destitute couple, four children

The State Government, yesterday, vowed to do everything possible to see to the welfare of women, children and the vulnerable in the state. The Commissioner for Women, Children and Social Affairs, Barrister Olubukola Olaboopo, stated this while assisting a family of six wandering around Aregbe bus stop in Osogbo, the state capital. She explained that the family consists of a father, his pregnant wife and four children, out of which one is a disabled. Olaboopo said that the people residing in the area informed the Ministry of Women, Children and…

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Counter terrorism: Oyetola lauds NAF over Operation Buje Ekun

Gboyega Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has commended the Nigerian Air Force for embarking on “Operation Buje Ekun,” an exercise designed to demonstrate its combat readiness to confront criminals in the state in particular and the South West region in general. He also expressed his preparedness to join the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, to flag off the exercise today in Ipetu Ijesa. The governor made this known yesterday when Air Officer, Commanding Special Operaions, NAF, Air Vice Marshal JMD Gwani and his team, paid him a visit…

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Oyetola has transformed Osun into food basket of Nigeria –OSSADEC

Gboyega Oyetola

General Manager, Osun State Agricultural Development Corporation (OSSADEC), Mr. John Kayode Olanipekun yesterday described Governor Gboyega Oyetola as a focus and workaholic leader who stood for progressivism and efficiency at the corridor of power. The general manager, who made this known in a congratulatory message to the governor on his 100 days in office, said his contribution to the OSSADEC would not be over-emphasized towards transforming the state to a food basket of the nation. Olanipekun said: “All the management team and staff of the OSSADEC congratulate Governor Oyetola on…

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Oyetola greets Moslems on Maulud-Nabiy celebration

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has called on Muslims to emulate the virtuous life of Prophet Mohammad as they celebrate Maulud-Nabiy. Oyetola, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan yesterday  in Osogbo, noted that the virtues of Prophet Mohammad constituted the whole essence of his birthday celebration. The governor said the observance of  virtues like total obedience, love, justice and self-sacrifice of Prophet Mohammad by Muslim faithful would take the country and the state in particular to the Promised Land. “The development of every community, state…

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Oyetola to commissioners, SAs: Hit the ground running

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, yesterday, charged his newly inaugurated cabinet members to hit the ground running immediately as his administration was in a hurry declaring to transform the state. Besides, he reaffirmed his administration’s determination to deliver a state that would work and compete with other viable states around the world in terms of basic amenities and provision of modern facilities that would enable citizens to live happily and productively while fulfilling all their God-given potential. Specifically, Oyetola said his administration was poised to continue the running of a…

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Osun: Succour for citizens as Oyetola walks his talk

TEMITOPE OGUNBANKE writes on the transformation of the Osun State health sector by the Gboyega Oyetola-led administration     There is a popular notion that health is wealth and this notion is one of the reasons why it is expected that health should be one of the programmes of any government that has the welfare of its citizens at heart. And one of the medium which government uses to touch people, especially at the grassroots level is primary health care system. The primary healthcare system is the nearest to the…

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Oyetola to residents: Remain committed to united Nigeria

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega has asked residents at home and in the Diaspora to remain firmly committed to the unity of Nigeria as a nation. He made the call yesterday in his goodwill message to the people of the state on the occasion of the nation’s 59th independence anniversary.    Assuring them of better days ahead, Oyetola maintained that no achievement could surpass the country’s togetherness as a nation which had remained intact in spite of all the challenges that had threatened it in the last 59 years. He added…

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Diversification policy requires national support to succeed – Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has described the diversification policy of the Federal Government as timely, appropriate and on course. He also said for the diversification policy to succeed, all sectors must adopt and integrate it into their schemes and collaborate appropriately, adding that when this is done, the economy will achieve the desired symphony and there will be rapid and cohesive development. Oyetola spoke on Monday, at the Opening Ceremony of the 9th International Conference of the Faculty of Technology, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife. Speaking on the theme:…

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Oyetola eulogise Akande at book launch

Gboyega Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola yesterday described former interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Adebisi Akande as an encyclopedia of governance and statesmanship whose virtues were worthy of emulation. Besides, He said Osun was proud to donate his politics, economics and governance dynamics to a nation striving to emplace visionary and dynamic leadership, describing Akande as birthing legacy of prudent and transparent management of men and resources in the state. Oyetola stated these yesterday in Lagos at a public presentation of a book entitled “The Bisi…

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