In his genuine quest to change the face of education in the state and turn around its economic fortunes by revamping and driving out the inbuilt potentials of educational sector for the betterment of all, the Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has reassured his administration’s resolve to strategically reshape and resuscitate the dilapidated nature of the public education.
Governor Aregbesola gave the assurance while touring round the ongoing projects implementing by his government across the state.
However, the train of Governor Aregbesola unscheduled inspection tours took a drastic move at the ongoing construction site of Olaiya-Itaolokan road, where he was enthusiastically received by the artisans and indigenes of Osogbo who trooped out in large number to demonstrate their wider acceptance of the government’s readiness to reconstruct the road.
Getting to the site, Governor Aregbesola reassured his government’s commitment to continuously turning Osun to a mega city, affirming that the state under his leadership would not hesitate to deliver on its electoral promises made to the people of the state.
The Governor recounted the immense achievements recorded so far, analyzing that his administration on assumption of office resolved to strategically renew and rehabilitate the multifaceted economic nature of the state by injecting wonders for general improvement.
According to him, the giant strides of the current government in all sectors of the economy had given us a edge above others while our landmark achievements remain a testimony to our assessment.
Governor Aregbesola further disclosed that his administration’s readiness to change the face of urban cities in the state had gone a long way not only in the befitting physiological look of those cities but contributed significantly on the socioeconomic life of the residents of the cities.
The state helmsman also revealed that the reconstruction of Olaiya-Asubiaro-Ita-Olokan road was part of his government’s decisions to restructure the physical look of the state and give the major cities its befitting status so as to facilitate and fast-track the socioeconomic activities in the affected areas.
He described the road under rehabilitation as one of the major roads in the state capital that has a link to several cities and as well hosts major institutions in the state, saying if completed, it would certainly relief the challenges of traffic, expose the region to economic hub and as well add more economic values to the lives of the residents by purposefully boosting the activities of the institutions on the axis.
As Mr. Governor and entourage trekking from Olaiya junction towards Jaleoyemi and Asubiaro axis amidst encomium, eulogies and commendations while inspecting and evaluating the level of work at the construction site, Governor Aregbesola applauded the contractor for being adherent to the original master plan and template consensually assented to and adopted for the purpose.
He charged the project supervisors on standard and quality output, saying they must live up to the expectation of the masses and prove to the state their capacity and ability to deliver the desired results.
However, the inspection tour of Mr. Governor wore another clothes of dynamic tumultuous emancipation, actualialization and systemic reality while visiting Salvation Army Government Elementary School, Union Government Elementary School, Methodist Elementary School, C.A.C Middle Government School, Ataoja Government High School, Osogbo Government High School, Adventist Government High School, among others.
The residents of those areas were seen raining blessings and prayers on the Governor and his entourage for building what they described as edifice and unprecedented legacy in their respective neighborhoods.
Applauding Governor one after the other, the members of the communities who aligned and displayed positive disposition with the government’s policies on education, reiterating that the current government is building the brighter future required for its citizens.
Apparently, Governor Aregbesola who also called for an accelerated spate of work at those sites, said his government in a shortwhile would commence massive commissioning of the ongoing projects across the state.
It would be recalled that the current government shortly on assumption of office resolved on total overhauling of educational sector with the hope of turning the state to educational paradise and knowledge-based city in the world.
To achieve this lofty sine qua non, Governor Aregbesola having juxtaposed the resolutions on the education summit headed by a renowned play wright and Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, declared emergency on education and called for total rebirth of the crucial sectors in order to place the state to its rightful position of socioeconomic, political and cultural frontline among its peers in the world.
For this purpose, Governor Aregbesola approved the construction of ultra-modern schools ranging from Elementary, Middle and High schools across the nooks and crannies of the state as the tremendous landmark achievements have been gradually and professionally transforming the state.