The All Progressives Congress, APC, on Thursday, listed 10 reasons why it’s governorship candidate in Ondo State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu deserves to win Saturday’s election.
APC Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena said the Akeredolu’s administration has done well in the area of education, healthcare delivery, infrastructure development, security, youth empowerment and industrialization.
Nabena, who stated this in a statement also urged security operatives to ensure the protection of votes during the Saturday’s election.
The statement was titled: “Ondo Governorship: 10 Reasons Rotimi Akeredolu Deserves a Second Term.”
Nabena stressed that Akeredolu’s first term witnessed unparalleled and multi-sector achievements, cross-partisan support across the state.
According to Nabena:
- “Within 3½ years, Governor Akeredolu administration has taken Ondo State from zero to eight functional industries;
- worked on over 403 kilometres of roads; renovated 660 schools;
- rehabilitated 1928 rehabilitated boreholes providing portable water; generated over N2.2 billion internal revenue, representing 300% improvement from previous administration;
- cleared seven months salary backlog owed workers by his predecessor;
- upgraded the state’s security apparatus which has also benefited the South-West zone and neighbouring Niger Delta states; ensured judicious use,
- probity and accountability of the state’s resources and ensured even spread in the allocation of state resources and projects.
- “Governor Akeredolu’s administration has attracted multi-billion naira local and foreign direct investments to the state creating massive employment and boosting the state’s economy; signed into law,
- a contributory health insurance scheme which has enabled all classes of people in the state access to affordable health care services;
- successfully domesticated and is implementing the diversification and agriculture drive of the APC government through training,
- capacity building and a Public-Private Partnership which is gainfully engaging thousands of farmers and allied service providers.”