2nd Term: We’ll Not Relent Until Our Set Goals Are Achieved – Makinde
•••appeals for sustained prayer by clerics
Oyo state governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Sunday, declared that his administration will not relent until it achieves its set goals as itemized in the roadmap for sustainable development of Oyo State, 2023-2027.
Naijanewshub.com.ng reports that the governor, while speaking at the special thanksgiving organized in his honour and to celebrate the 89th birthday of his Aunt, Chief Mrs. Victoria Modupe Alo (Mama Akure), reassured the people of Oyo State of his dedication to its growth and development.
The thanksgiving which was witnessed by members of the Makinde and Omorege families as well as top government officials was held at the Rehoboth Cathedral, Victory International Church, Complex, Oluyole, Ibadan.
The governor called on religious leaders and residents of the state to continue to pray for his administration, saying that people in government need divine wisdom to navigate through the treacherous and slippery political terrain.
According to him, his administration was able to achieve close to 80 per cent of its set goals under Omituntun 1.0, adding that it will not relent until it achieved all the set goals itemised under Omituntun 2.0.
While congratulating Mama Alo at 89, the governor prayed that she continued to enjoy good health and long life.
“After the March 18,(governorship election), this is an opportunity to also appreciate you for giving us the mandate for another four years.
“For the first term, we have achieved 80 per cent of what we promised to do for the people of Oyo State. “This second term, I would like to assure us that we will do more.
“People do say that second term governors don’t perform effectively, but we already came up with a roadmap for sustainable development of Oyo State, 2023-2027, and we will not relent until we achieve what we have itemized in the document.
“Let me also say you need to continue to pray for us as we need divine wisdom so that we can be able to navigate through the treacherous and slippery political terrain.
Earlier, in his sermon, titled “Divine wisdom,” the Presiding Bishop of the Victory Internationa Cathedral, Pastor Taiwo Adelakun, admonished political office holders and leaders to always seek divine wisdom.
He prayed for the success of the governor’s second term in office.