Members of the House of Representatives and Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Air Force, Hon. Abass A. Adigun, who is popularly Agboworin, commend Governor Oluwaseyi Abiodun Makinde of Oyo State for his administration’s developmental strides in the state.
The federal lawmakers made the commendation through the press release by his director of communication and media, Aremu Ibraheem on the mark of 2years in office of Governor Seyi Makinde.
Hon. Abass Adigun applauded the governor for reconstructing and remodeling the historic and undulating terminal parks in Challenge, Iwo road and other landmark projects, including the ongoing massive upgrade/remodeling/rehabilitation going on on stadiums in Oyo State which includes Lekan Salami sports complex Adamasingba Ibadan, Saki township Stadium, Igboora stadium, Ibarapa, Olubadan stadium, Soun Ogbomoso stadium, Iseyin stadium, Durbar stadium, Oyo
Lagelu football pitch and many more.
“This is wonderful, we are very proud of you,” the lawmaker said.
Hon. Abass lauded Gov. Makinde for the various interventions undertaken by his administration towards upgrading and rehabilitating health facilities in the state, pointing out that the state government’s intervention in its teaching hospital, maternity and primary health center was “amazing”.
He appreciated the governor for spearheading a “peaceful and well organized state”, stressing that “this is a place that should be emulated in terms of planning and organization”.
Hon. Abass Adigun added that “this is a testimony of good governance, and we are proud of your performance” , His Excellency Governor Seyi Makinde.
The lawmaker who described Governor Seyi Makinde as “one of the best governors in Nigeria”, assured him of their continued prayers and support.
To mention in few, others project follows;
- Scrapping of #3,000 Education Levy imposed by the previous administration and replacing it with the release of Education Grant of #526m per term which amounts to #1.6bn annually.
- Allocation of 20% to the educational sector in the 2020 and 2021 budgets.
- Completion of 307 educational projects which includes the construction/renovation of classrooms, boreholes, toilets and solar power installation.
- Release of #200m to The Polytechnic, Ibadan for accreditation of courses.
- Recruitment of #5,000 teachers and 2,000 non-teaching staff by the Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM).
- Payment of #500,000 bursary to 120 Oyo State Students in the 2019/2020 Backlog Session of the Nigerian Law School.
- Payment of #500,000 bursary to 233 Oyo State Students in the Nigerian Law School for the 2020/2021 session.
- Commissioning of the improved Adeoyo State Hospital.
- Commissioning of the Oranyan Maternity Centre Rehabilitation Project on September 5, 2019.
- Ongoing renovation and construction of Model Primary Health Care Centres across the five Zones of the State.
- Relocation of Jericho Specialist Hospital, Jericho to newly constructed Maternal and Pediatric Hospital, Jericho.
- Full accreditation of the Oyo State College of Nursing and Midwifery.
- Procurement and distribution of 100 Automatic KIA vehicles for all security agencies in the State.
- Launching of 615 security code which has helped bridge communication gap between citizens and the government in emergency situations.
- Establishment of Police Mobile Force 72 Squadron and presentation of security trucks for its operation.
- Upgrade of Farm Settlements into Farm Estate under the Oyo State Agribusiness Development Agency.
- Payment of #350m counterpart Fund for RAAMP and declaration of State credit affected by the World Bank with 1,000 kilometers of rural roads to be constructed through the intervention to grant greater access to rural agricultural areas.
- Distribution of improved seedlings to 10,000 farmers as part of covid-19 palliative to guarantee food security in the State.
- Institution of the Youths in Agribusiness Initiative.
- Resuscitation of the Pacesetter Asphalt and Quarry Plant, Ijaye, which has been moribund for over 10years.
- Introduction of PPP initiative to revive moribund Agbowo Shopping Complex through concessionaire.
- Roll-out of #1bn SME/MSME Support Fund with the Bank of Industry as part of the post-Covid-19 Economic Plan.
- Ongoing construction of four bus terminals in Iwo Road, Old Ife Road, Ojoo and Challenge.
- Ongoing construction of the Ajoda New Town Housing Project (360 units medium and low-cost houses).
- Ongoing construction of the Pacesetter-Wood Estates Project (11 units premium 5-bedroom terraced houses) at Bodija Estate.
- Ongoing construction of the Pacesetter-ProjectScope Estate Project (45 units premium 5-bedroom houses) at Bodija Estate.
- Ongoing construction of the Bodija Recreation Center, a multipurpose, self-sustaining sports and recreational facility established on Build, Operate and Transfer basis.
- Procurement of 106 Mass Transit Buses for transport development in the State.
- Resuscitation of the Pacesetter Fruit Juice Company, Oko.
- Release of over #5bn in two years to offset arrears of gratuities owed since 2012.
- Approval of promotion and promotion allowances to teachers from 2011 to 2016 as well as approval of 2017 to 2020 promotion for all workers.
- Construction of Moniya-Ijaye-Iseyin Road (65km).
-Ongoing construction of Apete-Awotan-Akufo Road (12km).
- Ongoing construction of Ajia-Airport Road to Amuloko (21km).
- Rehabilitation of Challenge-Odo Ona Elewe-Apata Road (Sections I&II)
- Ongoing dualisation of Idi Ape-Basorun-Akobo-Odogbo Barracks junction (7.252km).
- Dualisation of Saki Township Road (9.7km).
- Akingbile-Lagbeja-Ajibode Road (3km).
- Rehabilitation of Saki-Igboho Road (44.7km).
- Construction of Awotan Landfill and Renewable Energy Project to provide;
- Renewable energy up to 15MW.