The Alake and Paramount ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, has expressed satisfaction at the rapid development and transformation the ancient city of Abeokuta, as witnessed in the last three years by the Senator Ibikunle Amosun-led administration.
This was as other Royal Fathers showered encomiums on the governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on the final day of the assessment tour of the 20 local government areas in the State.
Oba Gbadebo in his remarks at the event which held at the Ita Iyalode, in Abeokuta North local government said, “we are here to testify that the past three and half years of Amosun’s government has been like 20 years of development in our State.
“We have come to appreciate politics of good roads, politics good schools and health facilities. We believe that the person who did all this within this short time will do more if given the opportunity because the best is yet to come.”
The Osile,Oke-Ona Egba, Oba Adedapo Tejuoso, described Amosun as a beloved son of Egbaland, who has changed the face of Ogun State, urging residents to give him another chance to complete the good work he has started.
“The work he has started in three and half years should be completed. If they are abandoned, it will be shameful to all of us. He should be given a chance to return to office to complete his good works,”he stated.
The Agura of Gbagura, Oba Alidu Laloko, submitted that the present administration, led by Amosun had made good its electoral promises, describing the governor as a man of vision who does not need too much of campaign for a second term.
“Amosun has performed creditably well. He does not need to campaign too much for a second term. His works will speak for him. If he has not done well, we will not come out to welcome him and show our appreciation,”the Agura of Gbagura said.
According to the Olowu of Owu Kingdom, Oba Adegboyega Dosunmu,”We are not resting on our oars on our support for the governor’s good works. We still want to use our votes to send him on another four years of the rebuilding mission, to fully re-construct our roads and all sectors of the state.”
Responding, Amosun appreciated the state workforce and residents for their massive support, which he said as brought about the success of the tour of the 20 local government areas in the state, assuring them that all the requests of various communities would be well attended to without delay.
“We have gone round to see the hard work we have put into rebuilding our dear State and listened to your requests for further development. We have taken note of all that you have told us. Let me assure you that we will not let you down,”Amosun added.