Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Ma¬kinde, at the weekend, took members of the Nigerian Guild of Editors( NGE), round projects undertaken by his administra¬tion, declaring that his focus is to move the state from accelerated development to sustainable growth if he is re-elected as governor in 2023.
He stated that the govern¬ment has in the last three years, focused on putting in place policies and projects that have not only helped in repositioning the state but in also lifting the people from poverty to prosperity.
While addressing members of NGE, Makinde assured the people of Oyo State of his administration’s commitment to improving the lives of residents through infrastructure development.
The governor, who took members of the guild round some selected projects including the Amotekun Headquarters, Moniya Iseyin Road, Mere Adigun Housing Estate, and primary healthcare centres, among others, noted that emphasis must be placed on the electorate who voted office seekers into power.
The governor equally explained how his administration has been able to achieve a massive success in reducing the infrastructure deficit in the state through the Alternative Project Funding Approach, saying: “Some of the projects you will be seeing have been carried out through Alternative Project Funding Approach (APFA), which has been able to sanitise the mode of delivery in the state.
Earlier, President of NGE, Mr Mustapha Isa, lauded the governor for his unprecedented achievements in the state.
He said various projects they have seen being executed by his administration had shown that the governor has justified his mandate.