Abiodun Promises To Complete Ogun Cargo Airport This Year.... Begin Construction Of Kajola Dry Port To Attract Investors - EDU-BIZNEWS


Friday, March 31, 2023

Abiodun Promises To Complete Ogun Cargo Airport This Year.... Begin Construction Of Kajola Dry Port To Attract Investors

Governor Dapo Abiodun has assured the people of Ogun State that the ongoing International Agro-Cargo Airport project in Iperu-Remo on Ilishan-Remo Road would be fully completed this year just as he promised to kick-start the construction of Kajola Dry Port to attract more Investors to create jobs and boost the economy of the State

The governor gave the assurance when he led his deputy, Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele , the State Chairman of All Progressives Congress, Chief Yemi Sanusi and other top leaders of the party to the Abeokuta residence of former governor and National Leader of APC , Aremo Olusegun Osoba after being presented with Certificate of Return by  the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday. as the winner of the March 18, 2023 governorship poll in the state

It would be recalled that the first phase of the airport project was completed on 23rd of February this year with commemcement of the maiden flight 

"Our airport project will be completed before the end of this year, to that extent, we are going to invest in the Kajola Dry Port, which will allow the ease of the Apapa Port as well as facilitating business for our investors that are here in Ogun state alongside the completion of many projects that we started," Abiodun assured.

Abiodun disclosed that his administration in its second term would focus more on public utilities to ensure that the people of the state have adequate supply of potable water and uninterrupted power supply, adding that a lot would be done to ease the ability to do business in the state.

"We will now begin to focus on other things we didn't focus on in the first four years, because we could not have attended everything in the first four years", the governor stated 

"Having invested a lot in people-oriented infrastructure, ranging from highways, roads to public infrastructure such as schools, affordable housing, our primary health care centers and hospitals.

"We are now going to be looking at public utilities to ensure that we have adequate supply of potable water, uninterrupted power supply, we are going to commit to do our best in terms of easing the ability to do business which is line with our vision to bring more people into our state," he promised

Former governor,  Olusegun Osoba  had earlier called on all members of the party in the state to support the Governor Dapo Abiodun as he would begin another term four years.

Osoba, however, urged leaders and  members of the party to be magnanimous in victory, describing the victory of Governor Abiodun at the just concluded Governorship and House of Assembly Elections as a miracle

He cautioned against reviewing what ever that happened during the last election, saying he remained a firm believer in the ability of the governor to continue the good works he already started in the state.

"Let all of us be magnanimous in victory, this is not the time to review whatever has happened and nobody should play the role of but for me, it is for all of us and the entire state.

"No matter what happened in some other areas, the situation that we found ourselves was beyond redemption for many people. I want to plead that the review of the election should be put on hold because at the moment, we are all very emotional, a review will be done thoroughly at the appropriate time.

"I want us to continue to give the governor support, remain focused, whatever anybody would say, the governor really worked hard and he did his best. I am sure the very first four years is just the beginning of the best, by the grace of God, in the next four years, we will see the better part of governance in Ogun State. This victory is for all of us, irrespective of where you come from. The issue of we are the ones that delivered, don't let us discuss that now," Osoba admonished.

Osoba  expressed his happiness about the synergy that would be experienced with an All Progressives Congress government at the center and in the state, noted that the people of the country would experience good governance of competence under the Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu's presidency.

Responding, Governor Abiodun described Aremo Osoba as a good man, his political mentor and moral as well as political compass.

He further thanked him for inspiring him and his administration to do more for the people of the state.

"Baba, you are a good man, you are a very good man, you are a father, you are my father, you are my political mentor, you have watched over me and the rest of us, you continue to pray fervently over all of us, you continue to motivate and encourage us.

"You are our compass, you are the one that inspired us, whenever we see you, we are always at ease, you will live long sir, we will not disappoint you.

"I want to thank our party members, this is not the time to fight among ourselves, God has given us victory, we thank all those who voted for us, we also thank those who did not vote for us," the governor stated.


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