Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has said that all structures on waterways and floodplains obstructing the free flow of rivers may have to give way to forestall loss of lives and properties to flooding in Ibadan, the state capital. Ajimobi said this during an on-the-spot assessment of areas affected by the rampaging flood that submerged some buildings in some areas in Ibadan after a five-hour downpour, on Tuesday. The places visited include Orogun, Shasha Alfonso, Egberi and Oki Rivers in Olodo, and Onipepeye, all within Ibadan. The governor who was represented by his deputy, Chief Moses Adeyemo, was in...
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ONE of the notable landmark achievements of the Senator Abiola Ajimobi-led government in office, especially during his first term, was the installation of traffic / streetlights in some cumbersome and strategic junctions in Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State. This development brought some levels of decency and decorum to junctions, especially among motorists and the Okada (motorbike) riders. Vehicular accidents drastically reduced atthose junctions. But some of these traffic/streetlight have gone into extinction in recent times, thereby making those junctions to become dangerous spots in the city. However, the installation of these traffic/streetlights should also be extended to other...
OYO State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi will on Friday flag off the construction of Ibadan Circular Road. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Nigeria’s dream of becoming self-sufficient in sugar production is soon to be realised, with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), between Dangote Sugar Group, and the Nasarawa state Government, in an epoch making venture for a $700m sugar project that is unprecedented in the history of the country. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has disclosed that over 10,000 farmers will benefit from Oyo State Government/Dangote Group N9bn rice production partnership following the establishment of Nigeria’s biggest rice processing facility in Oyo State by the company. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Last week, the world celebrated culture day. In Oyo State, it was marked with pomp and celebration as the governor of the state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, declared that all state workers go to work in cultural attires and encouraged residents of the state to eat local delicacies. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, on Monday stated that the incursion of foreign culture and selfishness among the people has eroded the cultural value, ethics and heritage of the people. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Chances of governorship aspirants from the Oke-Ogun Area of Oyo State including the Minister of Communication, Barrister Adebayo Shittu is now brighter at 2019 governorship poll has the state governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has expressed support for the agitation of the zone to produce the next governor of the state. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
IF there is anything that occupies the mind of the Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi today, it is how to explore the agricultural potentials of the state to rescue it from the current economic downturn and turn around its fortunes. It is noteworthy that the state is blessed with the largest landmass of 28,454 square kilometer, which makes it unarguably the largest in the entire Southern part of the country. with this advantage of vast arable lands, Oyo State has available water bodies of no fewer than 22 dams, coupled with the largest concentration of agricultural research institutes. These...
HOURS after the Oyo House of Assembly warned that no unconfirmed person should parade himself as Caretaker Chairman in the state, 54 confirmed Chairmen received their letters of appointment on Wednesday. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email