Osun Has Grown In Leaps And Bounds,SRJ
In 28 years of its existence, State of Osun has moved past and ahead of its time in different sectors of the economy.
Senator Ajibola Basiru of Osun Central Senatorial District gave the explanation in its congratulatory message to the people of the State,Osun Central in particular and Governor Gboyega Oyetola.
Senator Basiru noted that within 28 years,Osun has moved from a higher institution of learning to more than twenty five,from one broadcast firm to about ten with a teaching hospital.
The federal lawmaker also noted that the development of the State during the reign of the Progressives is not only tremendous but also remarkable,one that cannot be wished away.
“Chief Adebisi Akande gave Osun a secretariat not found in any other country in West Africa if not Africa. Rauf Aregbesola moved several inches further with road and school infrastructure,urban renewal programmes,free ambulance operations as well as youth empowerment, engagement and employment,” Senator Basiru highlighted.
Congratulating Governor Gboyega Oyetola on the milestone the State has reached,Basiru commended the Governor for his efforts at strengthening health care delivery especially conversion of the State Hospital in Osogbo to a Specialist hospital,full payments of salaries and pensions for retirees,renovation of schools and rehabilitation of urban and rural roads.
Dr Basiru urged people to rest assured that the administration of the Progressives would nurture Osun to full maturity.