Osun Economy: Gov Adeleke woos Investors ,Partners

The Osun state Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has intensified his drive for enhanced partnership with local and multinational companies for direct investment in the state economy. Governor Adeleke was on a working visit to Lagos state since Monday. For the past two working days, the Governor has laid out the vision of his government for a public-private partnership relationship with a view to address the huge Infrastructure deficit in his state and jump start the state economy that is weighed down by heavy debt. In several meetings with captains of…

Gov Adeleke unveils Pro-Masses 100 Days Programme

The Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has launched a six pronged project to touch the lives of Osun masses in all the local governments areas of the state.   The programes are as follows:   1.Provision of portable water in 332 towns/Villages, one in each of the 332 wards in the State. The implementation has already started in Osogbo, Ifelodun and other local governments of the state.   2. Complete renovation of 30 schools, one per local government, including portable water and the provision of at least 50…

I’ll transform Osun State for Better -Gov Adeleke 

Osun State Governor,Ademola Adeleke has restated his desire to transform Osun state and make it a shinning light among comity of states. The Governor made this commitment at the 2023 Inter-religious service held at the Government secretariat in Osogbo to usher in the new year. Governor Ademola Adeleke assured the people of the state that he will light up Osogbo, other major cities and township in the state. “We shall get to the promise land. Never again will you see Osun being dirty again. Osogbo will not be out of…

BANDITRY: Niger Govt applauds security agents,enjoins Citizens to thank them

Niger State Government has commended the conventional and non-conventional security agencies in the state for their resilience in the fight against banditry. The Commissioner for Internal Security and Humanitarian Affairs, Mr. Emmanuel Umar stated this while briefing journalists on Security updates in the state, at the Government House Minna. Niger state Commissioner for Internal Security and Humanitarian Affairs, Mr. Emmanuel Umar addressing Journalists at the Government House, Minna  Mr. Umar who observed that there was relative peace in the state presently, also acknowledged that there are pockets of attacks in…

Adeleke laments deplorable state of Schools, Roads, Health Centres in Osun,set to launch 100 day infrastructure upgrade

The Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has expressed shock at the poor state of public schools, roads, and healthcare centres across the state, promised to launch a 100 day infrastructure upgrade in due course.   The Governor in a statement said;”I have an ambitious programme to upgrade Osun infrastructures across health, education, roads and water supply. This government will prove that good governance is possible with sincere leadership. My inspection is to have a first hand view in addition to the field reports from my team”   The Governor…

Adeleke freezes government accounts, reverses state name

The newly inaugurated Governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, has frozen all government accounts in the state.   Adeleke directed this in his first executive order upon inauguration on Sunday.   Adeleke, in his speech delivered at the inauguration, alleged that the erstwhile governor of the state, Adegboyega Oyetola, carried out some actions “maliciously” after he (Adeleke) won the July 16 governorship election, including “hurried” employments without provisions to sustain them.   He claimed these actions were roadblocks channeled at making things difficult in his administration.     Adeleke also…

How I sustained Osun economy without borrowing in four years — Oyetola …pays N97billion out of inherited debt, leaves behind over N14 billion cash in State’s coffers

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun on Saturday disclosed that his administration is leaving behind for the incoming government a total sum of N14billion cash in the State’s coffers.   Oyetola also revealed that his government had successfully paid N97billion from the total debt inherited in 2018 when he assumed office.   He disclosed that his administration didn’t borrow a dime anywhere in the world to finance the economy of the State, saying he successfully kept faith and maintained fidelity with his electoral promises since the assumption of office.   Governor…

Oyetola signs N138b 2023 budget

Osun Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Thursday night, signed the 2023 Appropriation Bill into law. The budget was passed into law by the House of Assembly on Wednesday. The  2023 budget estimate of N138 billion, is tagged: “Budget of Consolidation”. It has Personnel Expenditure component of  N45,450,655,060; Recurrent Expenditure, N53,755,885,370; total recurrent expenditure N99,206,540,430; while Capital Expenditure stands at N39,059,447,710, making the total budget size of N138,265,988,140. Signing the Appropriation Bill into law in his office at Government Secretariat, Abere, Osogbo, Governor Oyetola announced that the 2022 budget as at the…

Wike introduces free school feeding programme, presents N550b 2023 budget 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has presented a budget estimate of 550 billion naira for the 2023 fiscal year, the highest to be projected by his administration since assuming office in 2015.   The Governor who presented the appropriation bill to the state’s House of Assembly on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, also announced a free feeding programme for pupils in primary schools to increase enrolments.   Wike explained that his administration projected ₦351bn as Capital Expenditure for the 2023 fiscal year.   The Governor explained that in 2023 the State…

Gov Sani Bello Presents N238b 2023 Appropriation Bill to Niger State Assembly

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has presented  N238,924,457,782.47 2023 Appropriation Bill, christened ‘Budget of Consolidation and Transition’, before the State Assembly.   In what apparently is the last budget presentation by the administration, Governor Sani Bello said the Fiscal Estimate is designed to consolidate its past achievements in moving the state forward and called on the incoming administration to seriously explore the abundant opportunities available in agriculture, tourism, and mineral resources to boost the state’s internal revenue.   The 2023 Budget, which is 2,96 per cent higher than the…