The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has approved constituency projects for the 236 councillors in the state.
Abiodun made this known at the Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, while hosting councilors who were present to pass a vote of confidence on his administration.
Abiodun noted that the approval was in fulfilment of his promise to ensure that councilors execute projects useful to the people at the grassroot in their various constituencies.
Governor Abiodun, while addressing the councillors, also promised to ensure the continuous empowerment of the councilors.
“You have reminded me of my promise to you of your constituency project. Consider that done because you are the closest to the grassroot. You are the ones representing us at the grassroot. You will not be put to shame.
“I am a promise keeping Governor . Whatever promise I make to you, I will definitely keep it. I want to thank you for your very kind remarks for appreciating that I promised you I was going to pay your furniture allowances, and I remain the first governor that will pay furniture allowances to councillors 100%.
“I also promised that I was going to ensure you are sufficiently empowered. You are politicians. You must be empowered to continue to empower your various constituencies and I think I am trying,” he said.
Governor Abiodun also appreciated the judiciary for upholding the rule of law and urged opposition members to join his administration in moving the state to the next level.
Noting that Ogun State is currently the fastest growing economy in the country, the Governor ascribed the success to his team, and promised that his administration would spend the next three and half years building on the solid foundation laid in the first term.
Governor Abiodun also urged the councilors to continue to be good ambassadors of the party at their various wards.
Earlier in his remarks, the Chairman, Ogun State Forum of Councillors, Hon. Olarenwaju Adeleye appreciated the Governor for executing at least a project in each of the 236 wards of the state and commended him for not abandoning projects left unfinished by the immediate past administrations in the state.