Archive for September, 2017

Aregbesola’s Youth Engagement Efforts Has Made Osun Youths Role Models – Commissioner

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Governor Rauf Aregbesola has been lauded on his youth empowerment and engagement policies which have placed the Youths of the state of Osun as role models and in front burners worldwide. The Commissioner, Ministry of Empowerment and Youth Engagement Mrs. Mofolake Adetoun Adegboyega made this known during a courtesy visit by the Youth Empowerment and […]

Osun Declares Thursday Public Holiday To Mark Islamic New Year

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has declared Thursday, September 21, 2017 public holiday to commemorate the Islamic New Year. Thursday, September 21, 2017 is the New Islamic Year 1439 AH.     The governor in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Adelani Baderinwa, called on Muslim faithful to […]

NBS’s Report Confirms Aregbesola’s Prudence, Accountability in Public Spending – Osun Govt

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

The State Government of Osun on Wednesday said the report of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has vindicated the state and confirmed that Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola’s administration has been prudent and accountable in public spending of the state’s funds.       Responding to lies being told by Peoples Democratic Party, PDP on the […]

Osun Committed to Tourism And Culture Development

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

The State Government of Osun is committed to the development of culture and tourism in the state. The present government under the able leadership of Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola has contributed immensely to the preservation and development of the state culture and tourism potentials through various development projects and continued moral and financial supports to […]

Flood Control And Aregbesola’s Proactive Steps in Osun

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Over the years, flood in Nigeria has pushed rivers over their banks and submerged hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland. In just over five years, floods had forced 1.3 million people from their homes and claimed 431 lives, according to Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency. The river Niger and Benue used to be thin […]

Aregbesola And The Armchair Critics

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Everything has got its own time and season.  The season of politics in the State of Osun is here. Contestants are warming up.  New alignments are being forged. In other places, old ones are being resuscitated. Forces are gathering, all towards the 2018 governorship election. Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s tenure is gradually coming to an end.  Dozens of aspirants are […]

OBOPS II Empowers 1,000 Farmers, Creates Wealth In Osun

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

The Osun Broilers Outgrowers Programme Scheme, OBOPS II has enlisted 1,000 farmers across the State as phase II of the programme begins after a successful pilot stage.   The programme managed by AMO Farm Sieber Hatchery Limited provides 2,000 day old birds to each participating farmer(s) in the project. Facilitated by the State Government of […]

NMA Strike: We’ll do Our Best to Resolve Your Demands – Osun Govt

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

The State Government of Osun has appealed to the striking doctors in the state to consider patients and call off their strike in the interest of the people.     This appealed was made by the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu in a statement made available to OSUN DEFENDER in Osogbo. He said […]

Traditional Rulers Charged on Peace, Stability in Communities

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

The Governor of the state of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has charged traditional rulers to maintain peace and stability in their domains.     Ogbeni Aregbesola gave the charge today while presenting staff of office and instruments of appointment to Obaala of Ila Orangun, Obaala Samuel  Olufemi  Otitoola at the event held at the Palace […]

Stop Peddling Falsehood, My Achievements Are Indelible, Aregbesola Tells Guber Aspirants

Monday, September 18th, 2017

The State Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has stated that people of the state are aware of his administration’s achievements and they will not allow anyone with selfish ambition to alter developmental statistics the state has witnessed in the last 6 years.       Also, the governor charged gubernatorial aspirants eying the state’s […]