Tinubu’s Stubbornness is paying off in Lagos state.- Akiolu
Oba of Lagos , His Imperial Majesty Rildwan Osuolale Akiolu today in Ibadan said though the National Leader of All Progressives Congress Asiwaju Bola Tinubu is stubborn but his stubborness is paying off in Lagos state.
Oba Akiolu while speaking at the launching of N50B Education Trust Fund in oyo State said Tinubu’s stubbornness make him to be the last man standing during the PDP days
Oba Akiolu said: “Obasanjo always says Tinubu is stubborn. Yes, he is, but that is for the right reasons because he enjoys my support. Tinubu stands with the people. And whether anybody likes it or not, he is a force to reckon with in Nigerian politics today.”
The monarch who also lauded Governor Ambode’s outstanding perdormance in the state maintained further that the foundation laid by Tinubu in the state is been buid upon by his sucessors
‘I am his Father and the father for all and i will continue to be their father , i don’t hide my feelings nobody can take away Lagos from APC , at the Federal level all hand need to be on deck ‘
Oba Akiolu who was accompanied by some traditional monarch to the event also said assured the gathering that the lingering chieftaincy crisis between Olubadan of Ibadanland Oba Saliu Adetunji Aje Ogungunniso and the government led by Senator Abiola Ajimobi will soon be over.
In his speech the Executive Governor of Oyo state Senator Abiola Ajumobi said the launching is part of effort to revamp education in Oyo state
Ajimobi who uses the opportunity reel out programm ,policies and achievements of his administration in educational sector in the state said ‘what we are doing is to empower our people to be able to torch lives’
Oyo ETF’s chairperson, Mrs Onikepo Akande, described the initiative as ushering in a new dawn in the Education sector.
She said it was the first time the organised private sector (OPS) was uniting to support the repositioning of education in a state.
Mrs Akande hailed Ajimobi for coming up with the idea, adding that it was a unique way to address the challenges confronting education in the state.
The Oyo ETF chairperson advised participants to donate generously to the fund.
According to her, the fund will be used to upgrade infrastructural facilities, including classrooms, laboratories and libraries.
The ETF, she said, would also join in training teachers, awarding scholarships to indigent students and meeting education-related needs.
Mrs Akande promised to be accountable for the funds generated.
Some group of individuals were recognized for their impactful contribution to educational sector in the state while organizations and individuals also donated