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100days in office: You’ve achieved more than your predecessors —Adeojo lauds Aiyedatiwa

An Abuja-based Lawyer, Adeojo Oluwaseun, has rated Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa’s 100 days in office as first-class, stating that the the Governor’s unprecedented feats have superceded that of his predecessors.

Adeojo, who reflected on the past administrations, said with the prevailing economic challenges, Aiyedatiwa prioritized the welfare of the workers and senior citizens, fixed bad roads and curbed restiveness, lure of lucre by giving out employment to jobless youths.

The accomplished legal practitioner cum realtor hailed Aiyedatiwa’s 100days in office during an exclusive interview on Friday, in Akure, the state capital.

“Governor Aiyedatiwa’s accomplishments in Ondo State surpass those of previous governors. It’s undeniable that comparing Aiyedatiwa’s first 100 days to those of his predecessors is not feasible, given the current economic challenges and widespread hardship across the nation.

“Despite these difficulties, the Governor has performed admirably, outshining past administrations whose initial 100 days were not overshadowed by economic turmoil.

“Since his inauguration on December 27, 2023, Governor Aiyedatiwa has been tirelessly dedicated to leading Ondo State forward, addressing governance challenges head-on and continuing the state’s development trajectory.

“Immediately after taking office, Governor Aiyedatiwa wiftly enacted the 2024 budget, prioritizing infrastructure and worker welfare. Prompt salary payments, monthly palliatives of N35,000 for workers, and N10,000 for pensioners demonstrate his commitment. Additionally, over N2 billion in gratuities has been disbursed to retired workers.

“Governor Aiyedatiwa has tackled salary arrears, paying off debts dating back seven years and clearing three months’ arrears for Rufus Giwa Polytechnic staff.

“Employment opportunities have expanded with 165 new recruits at the State Revenue Service and plans for 600 more health workers. Education isn’t overlooked, with new teachers hired and school transport services improved.

“Infrastructure-wise, road projects are progressing, with a focus on rural areas. Initiatives like Operation Keep Ondo Clean and Operation Flush aim to enhance waste management and prevent flooding”, he said

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