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Vote for Buhari to ensure N-Power’s Continuity – Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on youths in the State, especially the beneficiaries of the federal government’s economic intervention programme christened ‘N-Power’ to vote President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office for the programme to continue beyond 2019. The governor gave the charge on Thursday while addressing the beneficiaries at a ‘Thank you Rally’ organized by the close to twenty thousand beneficiaries of N-Power in Oyo State at the Agodi Gardens, Ibadan on Thursday. Ajimobi who described N-Power as an intervention programme by the Buhari-led federal government to build the youths population towards enhancing their...

Osinbajo, Ajimobi, Oyetola attend minister son’s wedding in Ibadan

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, over the weeke hosted Osinbajo, Govrnor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and his Osun State counterpart, Gboyega Oyetola, at his (minister) son’s wedding in Ibadan. The solemnisation of holy matrimony between Adedayo Adewole, the minister’s son and Ebunoluwa Oyedele was held at Agbala Daniel Cathedral in the Ojoo area of Ibadan. The reception of the wedding, which attracted several prominent dignitaries across the country, was later held at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan. Archbishop Dorcas Olaniyi, the founder and prophetess of the church, in her message to the couple, urged them...

Ajimobi orders police to arrest perpetrators of Ibadan mayhem

Governor Abiola Ajimobi has mandated the Oyo State police command to fish out perpetrators of the mayhem that occurred at the weekend at different locations in the state, saying that anyone arrested should be treated like “a hardened criminal.” Hoodlums had gone on rampage at early hours of Sunday at Idi Arere, Asaka and Oja’gbo areas of Ibadan destroying vehicles and setting shops on fire. Ajimobi, who was represented by his deputy, Otunba Moses Alake Adeyemo, in a visit to the areas yesterday, said that the StateEmergency Management Agency (SEMA) would do the assessment of losses from the crisis so...

Ajimobi’s Wife, Florence Supports Widows, Orphans In Oyo

In a bid to celebrate Christmas wit the less privileged, the Wife of the Oyo State governor, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, has urged women in the state to help them to enjoy the season. According to the News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ajimobi made the call in Ibadan on Sunday at an event she organised to give Christmas gifts to orphans and widows in the state. “I thank the entire women of the state for your support in the last eight years; without you I wouldn’t have achieved so much. “I want women to let the fear of God continue...

Tinubu accuses PDP of planning to operate ‘container economy’ in 2019

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was plotting to operate “container economy” if voted into power in 2019. Tinubu made the allegation while reacting to the Vice Presidential debate. Speaking at the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi’s Roundtable entitled: ‘The Imperatives of Building Institutions for Lasting Legacies,’ held at Ibadan, yesterday, Tinubu said the outcome of the debate has shown that the ‘developmental economy’ of APC cannot be compared with the ‘container economy’ of PDP. The former Governor of Lagos State argued that the developmental economy would take Nigeria...

Tinubu never imposed Adelabu on me – Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi has said that the National Leader of the ruling All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju did not impose the party governorship flagbearer in the 2019 election, Mr Adebayo Adelabu,on him or the state. Reiterating that it was God’s guidance and leading that resulted in the emergence of the party’s choice, Governor Ajimobi said the opposition party’s flagbearer making the insinuation should be more worried about a non-Yoruba in the person of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who chooses and determined the party’s choice for the election. This is coming even after the governor also debunked...

Bayo Adelabu kicks Off Governorship Campaign In Ibadan

Oyo APC Governorship candidate, Bayo Adelabu yesterday officially flagged off his Campaign at APC’s secretariat, Oke Ado, Ibadan. Bayo Adelabu, the son of Adelabu Penkelemesi was the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria during Goodluck Jonathan’s tenure. He carries the penkelemes legacy as one of his campaign’s catchy phrase. The state Governor, Abiola Ajimobi was also there to kick start the campaign. In what was reported to be a peaceful movement, albeit because campaign isn’t official yet or he’s just showing Oyo state people a glimpse of what to expect when campaign becomes official. The line of cars...

Ibadan Indigenes unveil plans to celebrate Ajimobi’s 69th birthday

All plans are set by the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes for the celebration of the 69th birthday of Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi on December 16 as the council inaugurated  committee saddled with the responsibility of organising the birthday at Ibadan House The President-General CCII, Chief Yemi Soladoye, during the inauguration of the committee on Tuesday said the governor deserved to be celebrated by the council because Ibadan witnessed peace and development during his administration. Soladoye said the Ibadan Foundation for Advanced Democracy would be instituted in honour of Ajimobi. He said, “Almost all politicians of note in the...

Ajimobi calls for creation of state police

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called for the establishment of state police to curb crime in the country. Ajimobi made the call at the inauguration of the Oyo State Safe City Control Centre aimed at improving the security network in the state. “As important as concepts such as democracy is, go around the world and see the best of democracies, there is none of them without its state police, all the states in America, France and other countries. “State police will be staffed with people from the local communities where they have deep knowledge about the terrain and...

Ajimobi mourns late Iyalode of Ibadan, visits family

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has paid a condolence visit to the family of the 13th Iyalode of Ibadanland, Alhaja Aminat Abiodun, who died in the early hours of yesterday, about a fortnight to her 94th birthday on December 24. Alhaja Abiodun was the only female member of the Olubadan-in-Council, and With her position as the Iyalode, she represented the women in the Olubadan Advisory Council which is made up of 10 High Chiefs in the city as well as the Olubadan himself. The executive governor who visited the residence of the demise with members of the state executive,...