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100% 13th Month Salary Bonus For Osun Workers •Receive N4.5 Bn Car Loan Cheques
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•The governor, State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (4th left), presenting a cheque of six hundred thousand naira to one of the beneficiaries, Mrs Idowu Moronfade (2nd left); with them are the state deputy governor, Otunba (Mrs) Grace Titi Laoye-Tomori (3rd left); State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barrister Wale Afolabi (left) State of Osun Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Chairman, Comrade Saka Adesiyan (2nd left) and Joint Negotiation Committee (JNC) Chairman, Comrade Bayo Adejumo during the flagg-off of presentation of cheques to the state civil servants of the first batch of the 2013 car refurbishing loan by the governor in Osogbo last Friday. Photo: GBENGA ADENIYI.
Fayemi Exposes PDP’s Plan Against Osun, Ekiti In 2014
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OSUN DEFENDER Tuesday, December 3, 2013
100% 13th Month Salary Bonus For Osun Workers •Receive N4.5 Bn Car Loan Cheques
HERE was a good news for the government workers in the State of Osun last Friday as the state governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, announced a 100 per cent 13th month salary bonus for all categories of government workers. Aregbesola announced The workers also received N4.5 billion car the bonus increment the official loan cheques from the state during government, which was the presentation of the cheques highest so far since the to the beneficiaries of the car loans at the creation of the state.
Multipurpose Hall of the State Local Government Service Commission, Government Secretariat, Osogbo, the state capital. He stressed that the car loan was a further demonstration of his administration’s commitment to the overall welfare of the people,
By KEHINDEAYANTUNJI particularly the workers in the state, adding that it was gratifying that the occasion coincided with the ongoing celebration of the administration’s three years in office. He said: “In my first year, I gave the workers 25 per cent and during the second anniversary, I announced 50 per cent. This year, to celebrate our third
•The Speaker, State Assembly of Osun, Honourable Najeem Salaam (second right) presenting an 18-seater bus to the Chritstian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ejigbo Local Government chapter, last Saturday.
anniversary, we are giving workers 100 per cent 13th month salary, which will be the first of its kind in the history of the state,” Aregbesola declared. Civil servants in the hall immediately started jubilating with praise singing for Aregbesola for a second term in office. It took about 15 minutes before there could be orderliness inside the hall. The governor said his administration was determined to keep to its electioneering campaign promises by touching almost all aspects of human lives, ranging from public service, education, agriculture, commerce, transportation, industry among others. He stated that the gesture was unprecedented in the history of the state to give vehicle refurbishing loans to such number of beneficiaries at unusual rates, running into billions of naira. He said: “The monthly government subvention to the fund was increased by 100 per cent from N10 million to N20 million, and the rates available for workers were also jerked up thereby, increasing the loan attainable for workers between levels 1-3 from N100,000 to N170,000, those between levels 09 - 10 increased from N250,000 to N400,000, while those on salary grade levels 16- 17 was equally increased from
3rd Year Anniversary: Ilori Seeks More Support For Aregbesola environment have reduced By ISMAEEL UTHMAN hospital patronage for HE Special Adviser to Governor Rauf Aregbesola on diseases-related cases by 50 Environment and Sanitation, Mr Bola Ilori, has per cent, face-lifting of our through solicited for more support for the current environment administration, just as he congratulated the people of the urban renewal programme state on the third year anniversary of Aregbesola’s is on, farmers are getting soft loans and other inputs administration. to carry on their businesses. Describing November 27 three years, infrastructural “No single case of as an historic day in the developments are massive, flooding has been reported political history of the State road constructions are going since the government of Osun, Ilori portrayed the on in all nooks and crannies started dredging of streams three years administration of the state. and rivers in the floodof Aregbesola as a period of “Efforts on cleaner prone areas when it came on good governance, where government is responsive to the plight of the people. Ilori, who spoke with OSUN DEFENDER in an By KAZEEM MOHAMMED interview on Thursday in Osogbo, said that the people OVERNOR of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has of the state have not had it stated that the antics used in the last governorship so good in recent time, when election in Anambra State would not be allowed in it comes to dividends of Osun and Ekiti governorship election in 2014. democracy, until Fayemi spoke at the in the State of Osun. Aregbesola took the mantle Freedom Square, Osogbo, He said that the All of leadership of the state. recently during the third Progressive Congress (APC) He said: “Aregbesola is indeed a blessing to the State year anniversary celebration is not unaware that the next Governor Rauf target of the Peoples of Osun, going by what we of are witnessing today. In just Aregbesola’s administration Democratic Party (PDP) is to
board, schools are being constructed everywhere, enabling environment is being created for investors. “Jobs are being created, modern markets are being built and a whole lot more like that. The governor has indeed done well and we can only continue to pray for him for more success.” Ilori then called on the people of the state to give more support to the governor, saying that it is
the only thing that can guarantee continuous enjoyment of the dividends of democracy. “As 2014 approaches, which is the election year, we are urging our people to continue with their unflinching supports for Ogbeni, so that we will all continue to enjoy the ongoing dividends of democracy like never before,” he said.
Fayemi Exposes PDP’s Plan Against Osun, Ekiti In 2014
bring in the style of Anambra in Osun and Ekiti in 2014. “We know that their target now is Ekiti and Osun, but they are targeting us not by winning the hearts and minds of our people, they are targeting us by bringing in ‘Anambradabra’, but that is not going to happen in Ekiti and Osun.
nPDP/APC Merger ‘ll Help In Salvaging Nigeria - Osun Speaker By KAZEEM MOHAMMED
HE Speaker of the State Assembly of Osun, Honourable Najeem Salam, has stated that the merger of the new Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with All Progressives Congress (APC) would help in salvaging the country in 2015. Reacting to the PDP. merger in Osogbo With the merger and recently, Salam the programmes that described the merger as the APC has for the a good development in betterment of the the current political country, the Speaker noted that Nigerians dispensation. He stated that the can be rest assured of former PDP members new good things to have thought it wise to come in 2015. “The merger is a join APC, because the entire country is tired collation of ideas of people that feel of the ruling style of the
aggrieved with the way democracy has been in this country and the way the PDP has been governing this nation. “They feel there is no sense in staying where they think they do not belong and that is a good development. “It is good that they came to join the APC, so that we can jointly salvage this country that has been misgoverned by the ruling PDP. “With this, people of this country can be rest assured of new democracy come 2015,”
he said. Stressing that though the ruling APC in Osun is more than prepared for the 2014 governorship election and has the support of the people, Salaam stated that with the merger, more confidence has been garnered. “Though, with or without merger, APC is always a party to beat in Osun, but with the merger, we can go and sleep, because people that matter in PDP are now joining hands with us,” he added.
“It is not going to work because our people are solidly with us and it is the vote of our people that will keep us in office. “This is because we have demonstrated commitment, compassion, competence in governance and that is why the other side is looking at our direction. “That is why many of them are jumping out of the sinking ship; that is why they are identifying with progress and very soon, we shall welcome them home here in Osun. “We must welcome many of them because for us, it is about changing the lives of our people and APC is a party of change,” he said. Describing Aregbesola as an unusual politician, he said that within three years, there are visible changes to show remarkable strides of his administration. According to him, “Aregbesola is a man of positive ideas, vision and achievements, who believes in the legacies left behind by the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, under whose administration the weak, strong, poor and rich have equal rights.”
N500,000 to N750,000.” “The loan was increased from N2.8 billion to N4.5 billion, which spread across the entire public service, including government ministries, departments and agencies, secondary and primary schools and has been structured in a way that beneficiaries have the opportunity to pay back over a period of five years, at a uniform administrative charge of 10 per cent spread thinly over the period. “More than ever before, a total of 9,435 public servants are to benefit from the N4.5 billion loan against the 2,189 highest figure so far.” He then assured the generality of workers that his administration will not relent in its efforts aimed at ensuring that their welfare takes the pride of place, saying that as part of efforts in ensuring this, the administration has constituted the Civil Service Commission and other bodies, which duties are primarily to ensure the welfare of public servants. While charging workers to reciprocate government gesture by showing more commitment, loyalty, hardwork and manifest the virtues of Omoluabi, the governor appealled to market men and women not to see the gesture as a means of exploiting the workers through undue and unwarranted increase in the prices of commodities, saying that the programme is not a wage increase, but a loan which is to be repaid. Aregbesola also urged the workers to be neutral and committed to the service of the people and ensure that government policies are executed accordingly. In his address, the State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Saka Adesiyan, lauded the governor’s intervention in the education sector, saying it is aimed at bringing sanity to the sector. He then condemned the ugly incident, which took place in Ejigbo, describing it as highly unfortunate and urged the stakeholders to support the ongoing school reforms. The NLC Chief appreciated the governor for the transparent manner in which the car refurbishing loan was done. Also speaking on the occasion, the duo of the Chairman of the Trade Union Congress, Comrade Francis Adetunji and his counterpart in the Joint Negotiating Council, Alhaji Bayo Adejumo, thanked the governor for keeping the various promises made to the workers of the State of Osun, while pledging the continued support of all the workers in the state for the current administration. Earlier in his welcome address, the State Commissioner for Finance and Economic Planning, Dr Wale Bolorunduro, explained that necessary steps that will prevent fraud that may be associated with the manual process overseeing the loan scheme has been taken, assuring that no case of double payment will be experienced.
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Osun To Name State Law Library After Sapara Williams G By KEHINDEAYANTUNJI
OVERNOR of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has emphasised the need to strengthen legal profession in the country to ensure law and order and a chaos-free society. The governor stated this man would have still been on Tuesday while declaring a primitive being, if not for open the Annual Sapara law and order. Williams Memorial Law While eulogising the late Week with the theme: Law Sapara Williams, the and Lawyers in Enhancing governor described the Socio-Economic and legal luminary as a Democratic Growth and pathfinder in the law Development held at the profession in Nigeria, High Court Complex, Ilesa. saying that he was the first In his speech titled: qualified lawyer in the “Honouring the Trail country. Blazer”, Ogbeni Aregbesola Aregbesola promised to said any society that wants name the state law library to climb the ladder of after the late legal civilisation needs to practitioner, adding that the celebrate lawyers and the state would henceforth law profession, saying that support the programme
yearly with a sum of N1 million in acknowledgement of the contributions of the deceased. He also promised to provide buses to branches of the NBA in the state, which are yet to have before the end of the first quarter of next year. In his keynote address titled: “Nigeria, the Scourge of Impunity”, the renowned legal practitioner, Professor Yemi Osibajo, said the time has come for Nigeria to question herself in the area of impunity to crimes in the society. While noting that the inability to punish offenders has become
rampant in the country, Osibajo stressed that the failure of any state to investigate and duly punish offenders will lead to a situation whereby people will want to continue to commit crimes. He stated further that the failure of the criminal justice system is a failure of the state, emphasising that the failure of the state is a situation where the criminal justice system does not work well. Osibajo explained that in Nigeria today, it appears that anyone can get away with anything because of the high impunity in the country, saying that the number of convicted criminals in the country
stands at 15,000 which means that the country is extremely law-abiding or that there is something wrong with the system judging by the low figure. He cited high profile crimes like the murder of the late Chief Bola Ige, the murder of the late Funsho Williams, whereby no culprit has been brought to book. He then called on those in authority, both in the law profession and the executive arm of government to ensure that impunity becomes a thing of the past in the country, so that the rich and poor will be able to get justice. Also speaking, the chairman of the occasion, Chief Felix Fagboungbe, described the late Sapara Williams as a giant in the legal profession. He commended
Aregbesola for finding time to attend the event, while describing the governor as a catalyst of change, especially through the various life-changing programmes of the present administration in the state. Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association, Ilesa Branch, Mr Oluwaseun Ajoba, stated that the quality of justice delivered since the coming of the present administration has greatly improved, which shows that the present administration is highly transparent. While commending the efforts of the government on the steps taken to ensure the security of lives and properties in the state, Ajoba called on the State House of Assembly to work on a bill that will capitalise kidnapping in the state, so as to put a stop to the trend.
Aregbesola Inaugurates Omoluabi Boys And Girls Club By KEHINDEAYANTUNJI
•(R-L) Mr. Oluseye Agboola, Field Manager, Nestle Nig. Plc; Mr Bola Oyebamiji, Managing Director/Chief Executive Office, Osun State Investment Company Ltd; Mr Adejumo Adewumi, Regional Sales Manager, Nestle Nig. Ltd. and Mr. Ganiyu Owolawi, Head, Lisbulk Nig. Ltd. a subsidiary of Osun State Investment Company, Ltd, during the presentation of Carriage van by Nestle Nig Ltd. Photo: SHOLA ASERINTO.
OSICOL Attributes Feats To Aregbesola’s Giant Strides •Meets Performance Targets, Gets New Van From Nestle Plc By NIYI OLASINDE
HE Managing Director of Osun State Investment Company (OSICOL), Alhaji Bola Oyebamiji, has attributed recent achievements recorded by the company to the various policies and programmes put in place by the Governor Rauf Aregbesola administration in the State of Osun. Oyebamiji stated this of official last Thursday during the occasion handing-over of a brand presentation of the keys of the van, Nestle’s Regional new L200 Mitsubishi bus presented to the company Sales Manager, South West, Mr. Adewumi by Nestle Products Plc. The organisation also Adejumo, who did the emerged as the outfit with presentation on behalf of company’s the highest volume of his sales of the company’s m a n a g e m e n t , commended the laudable products for the justconcluded quarter of the achievements of the recipient, while year. The van presentation encouraging them not to relent so as to carry the ceremony, which was business held inside the expansive existing premises housing partnership between the OSICOL’s corporate office two companies to a located at the precincts higher pedestal. Speaking further at the Old Orisunmbare Market in Osogbo, the state event, Alhaji Oyebamiji, while receiving the keys to capital, was graced by dignitaries including the vehicle, thanked the management of Nestle, representatives of Nestle, management and staff of while promising greater OSICOL, customers and performance for the and future well-wishers of the present quarters. investment outfit. The presented van, a It would be recalled L 200 that OSICOL was brand-new Mitsubishi van with resuscitated into its registration number current state of vibrancy by the Governor Rauf LAGOS AAA 853 XH, A r e g b e s o l a ’ s branded in brilliant Maggi administration three colours came in handy as the most recent in the long years ago. In his speech on the retinue of awards and
presentations, which OSICOL has garnered since its resuscitation by the Rauf Aregbesola administration. Fielding questions from journalists on the occasion, Alhaji Oyebamiji extolled the giant strides of the governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who he said took the OSICOL project with utmost priority upon his assumption of office as governor three years ago. He recounted how Governor Aregbesola mandated him to turn the fortunes of the hitherto moribund OSICOL around after providing all the necessary support. According to him, the laudable achievements of the Aregbesola administration included the revamping and revitalization of OSICOL and its subsidiaries from grass to grace. A cited case was that of the Livingspring Bulk Purchase Limited, a subsidiary of OSICOL, which had witnessed d r a m a t i c transformation within the space of time that the recent government intervention lasted.
It is placed on record that the Osun State Investment Company Limited has recorded strings of awards and laurels, including earlier awards by Nestle, Standards Organization of Nigeria, as well as those of the NIS. Giving details of tentacles of operation of the company, Alhaji Oyebamiji revealed that the activities of OSICOL in providing ultimate consumers with quality end-products are not confined to the State of Osun or the South West territories; but stretch as far as Kano and other parts of the core-North. The business helmsman also gave foresight to brighter future prospects for the company, based on the strength of investments, resources of kinds at its disposal, achievements made so far and the formidable structures already instituted. Other dignitaries present on the occasion included Mr. Gani Owolawii, Head, Livingspring Bulk Purchase Limited; Mr. Oluseye Agboola, Manager, Nestle PLC; and Mrs. Harriet Amole, OSICOL’s AGM Corporate Affairs.
OVERNOR of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has stated that his administration will not tolerate any act of violence and any other immoral act that can cause chaos and bring the state into disrepute. Aregbesola warned East Area Office, while members of the public in enjoining all traditional Ede at the official launch of rulers to assist in nurturing Omoluabi Boys and Girls the clubs in their various Club and the Omoluabi domains. In his keynote address, Youth Club; a joint renowned Yoruba initiatives of the State the Ministry of Youths, Sports writer, Professor Akinwumi Ishola, explained that the and Special Needs and the Ministry of Women and greatest asset which the Yoruba have that can be sold Children Affairs. The governor noted that to the entire world is the the Omoluabi Boys and Omoluabi virtue, which Girls Club is for the ages of God has naturally deposited 12 and 17 and the Omoluabi in any Yoruba man. He noted that the Yoruba Youth Club is for youths between the ages of 18 and language is one of the most respected languages in the 35. He described Yoruba world, which should not be to go into culture as the best, which allowed teaches moral values and extinction. Professor Akinwumi warned the people against fighting in the name of any enjoined members of the religion in a bid to disrupt club to dream about good the peaceful atmosphere things and always work towards achieving it in a being enjoyed in the state. According to him, the positive way. Earlier in his welcome reason for organising the the State clubs is to build confidence address, Commissioner for Youths, in the children and the youths, which will Sports and Special Needs, Mr Kola-Balogun, engender tolerance, Steven harmony in faith and ethics observed that youths are one of other culture and values. of the greatest assets a nation He stressed that the club can have, therefore, issues would be used to generate concerning the youths must and improve culture of be taken seriously at all ethical values that would times. He said the initiative of bring about positive change, which the present Omoluabi clubs is to train the youths in good character administration desires. Aregbesola, who development and become emphasised on the need to change agents in their train the youths properly, various communities. The commissioner then said that no matter the investment by a enjoined the people to cooperate with the government on infrastructure, if the moral government in seeing to the success of the lofty idea. values are not imbibed, Dignitaries at the such investment will be in vain, because uncultured inauguration included wife of the governor, Alhaja people will destroy any Aregbesola, the state good that the government Serifat deputy governor, Otunba might have done. (Mrs) Titilayo Laoye He added that there is Tomori, All Progressives the need for the continuous Congress (APC) chieftains, cultivation of the human traditional rulers and mind to generate good members of the State deeds, noting that it is for Executive Council. this reason that the administration has taken PUBLIC NOTICE the Omoluabi concept very This is t o inform seriously from the first day of the administration in members of the public, office. that KOMOLAFE He said: “It is necessary BLESSING is the same to create a society of person as KOMOLAFE virtuous and progressive BLESSING SAMUEL. people, rather than one of delinquents and All former documents retrogressive elements.” remain valid. Osun State Aregbesola explained Polytechnic, Iree and that the clubs would exist general public should take in all the local government note. council areas and the Ife-
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Maximising Osun/State Of Saxony Anhalt Collaboration
HERE is only one word to describe the planned collaboration between the government of the State of Osun and the German State of Saxony Anhalt to boost the state’s agriculture: h ea rt - w a r mi ng . Undoubted ly, it is an attestation to the fact that the painstaking work undertaken by the Rauf A r e g b e s o l a - l e d administration to attract not just investment, but expertise in critical areas of the state’s developmental needs, is finally bearing fruits. Viewed within the context of its declared commitment to im prove agricultural practices and to boost food security, it is an important signal that t he administration’s avowed mission to banish poverty from the state is well on course. Of course, it goes without saying that the state needs all the help it can get at this time to be able to optimise its
potentials be it in agriculture, solid minerals or even in tourism. As an ideas-driven administration, the present administration in the state has never left anyone in doubt about the important role of international agencies and development partners in the state’s development matrix. We have seen the governor make several shuttles to meet with development partners as part of strategies to catalyse the many well-conceived initiatives to transform the state economy in record time. A good example is t he governor’s well-publicised visit to the International Instit ute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan. Indeed, there are presently ongoing discussions between the state government and the elite institution on possible areas of cooperation to boost the state agriculture. Another notable example is the visit by the governor to the German State of Saxony Anhalt in May this year.
Both d evelopment s find meaning in the context of the governor’s singular commitment to att racting the best of technology to the hitherto moribund sector and to further his goal of optimising the state’s potentials. The visit of the seven-man German expert team to the state is no doubt, an icing on his cake. It deserves to be recognised as the fruit of hard work and persistence for which the state government, most especially the governor, deserves commendation. No doubt, the visit by the team could not have come at a better time than now when the state government is making frantic effort s t o reposition t he agricultural sector. To start with, there is a lot that our young farmers can benefit from the expert s in modern farm techniques and management skills and ultimately in the area of the much needed transfer of technology. The state cannot wait to see the gains of the collaboration in the emergence of new generation of farmers in
Gbangba D'ekun Serves Democracy Well
A V I N G experienced military administration, Nigerians have come to the understanding that the best form of government is democracy. The present constitution of the country (though prepared by the military) to some extent, dictates democratic tenets. Therefore, it is obvious that many states led by obnoxious politicians are still under tyranny. Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States of America, defined democracy “as government of the people, by the people and for the people”. Few days ago, Thabo Mbeki (former South African President) said: “The problem of Nigeria is not the leaders, but Nigerians” It is only in Nigeria that a minister possesses two bullet-proof cars, worth N255 million and nobody challenges the government. This can only happen in Nigeria, not in Ghana. Although, Nigeria claims to be practising democracy, but it is not so; the
government is not for the people. The State of Osun is however an exception in this context. Since the current governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, came on board, he has demonstrated what democracy should be in several ways. Through transparency, he has shown that the government is “of the people”. He makes sure
every policy amd programme of his administration is known by the people. Through Gbangba D’ekun, an interactive programme, the governor has portrayed this to its fullest. What Mr. Governor is trying to reveal through the programme is “the government is of the people, I am only here to do whatever you desire”.
This to me is the essence of democracy. Ogbeni did not stop at that, the fact remains that he gives out opportunities to the members of the public to freely express their minds on his administration’s various programmes and policies. Through this, the governor fulfills the second rule of Abraham Lincoln “by the people”. Gbangba Dekun
has simply defined one other thing – PEOPLE GOVERNING. This is made possible since the government does what the People say. Government “for the people” which is the final rule of democracy, explains itself just in one term. “Run by one man to benefit others (people)”. Truly, Ogbeni Aregbesola holds the mantle of leadership,
yet, he works for the people not for himself. Employment for the youths, development of the education sector, in fra str uctur al development, among others are done for the people. To me, the difference between democracy and military is that, while democracy is for the people, military is for the leader. The current Peoples Democratic Party-led (PDP) Federal Government does that by not been able to give a concrete forum for the people to reach the government. “By God’s grace, the State of Osun is moving and nothing can stop us,” says the governor. Surely, nothing can stop us from growing higher as a state, just like Lagos State and the likes, all we have to do is stick to the government of the people and lets desert the government of the pocket. • I B R A H A M JESUDOYIN, Ogo-Oluwa Area, Osogbo, State of Osun.
Osun –individuals who see farming both as a calling and as a business. At the macro level, we expect the collaboration to assist in bridging the knowledge gaps in the state’s agro-business. The collaboration is no doubt, a critical step in the state’s quest to overhaul of the agriculture value chain as a st rategy to guarant ee sustainability. Finally, just as the point has been repeatedly made that a major bane of the nation’s development quest is the virtual absence of technical capacity by agencies of government charged with implementing well-meaning policies, we expect the benefits of the collaboration to extend to the area of capacity building for officials charged with policy implementation. In other words, the support, discipline and commitment by officials are no less critical if the noble intentions behind the collaboration will ever come to fruition.
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Anniversary OSUN DEFENDER Tuesday, December 3, 2013
THREE YEARS OF RAUF REVOLUTION IN THE STATE OF OSUN
So Far; So Good! (II) The commemorative edition started last week continues with the numerousconcreteachievementsof theOgbeni RaufAregbesolaadministration in the seat of governance of the State of Osun. NIYI OLASINDE conducts a graphic analysis of the journey so far. His conclusionthat theachievements recorded are too visible to deny is based on the fact that there is no sector of life in the state that the administrationhasleftuntouched.
â€˘State of Osun Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (with mic in a Middle School uniform) teaching the pupils during the commissioning of Salvation Army Middle School, Alekuwodo, Osogbo and flag-off of the new school system (Re-classification) in the state, recently.