Governor of the state of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has said the objective of promoting communal peace and harmony is the basic reason his administration has been committed to funding community development projects across the state.
He spoke at the weekend, at the 2014 Imesi-Ile celebration, held at Imesi-Ile, Obokun Local Government Area of the state, saying the government would work harder and reach out more to improve the human condition in every way possible at the grassroots level.
Represented by his Senior Special Assistant on Community Forum, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, the governor said, “the greatness of Osun is the sum of the greatness of all its communities”, adding,
“If we improve on the infrastructure here, there will be no need for youths to migrate to big cities again and this will foster rapid development”.
According to him, “As we prepare to begin another term in office, I like to assure Imesi-Ile and Osun in general, that you will witness rapid development in terms of infrastructural like roads and many others.
“There will be jobs for the unemployed. The High School under construction here will be completed for the use of our children. No child from this town will be denied their rights to quality education in a conducive environment.
Speaking, the Owa-Ooye of Imesi-Ile, Oba Enoch Akinyemi charged the sons and daughters of the ancient town to ensure that there is love among them and contribute to the development of the town.
The National President, Imesi-Ile Progressive Association (IPA), Mr. Babalola Fasesin also called for unity and peaceful co-existence among the people to take the town to a greater height.