• says Senator Adeleke has demonstrated what good governance means
Minister for Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has lauded Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke for deciding to continue the Osogbo/Ikirun Kwara State boundary road.
He said the Governor has displayed so much maturity and desire to put smiles on the faces of residents by deciding to continue with a project which commenced about 10 years ago.
The Minister stated these today while speaking with newsmen at the venue of the official commissioning of the road project in Ikirun.
The Minster who was represented by the Federal Controller of Works for Osun State, Engr. Orisaleye Ayodeji said the Governor has demonstared how healthy democracy should be run.
He said Senator Adeleke has shown to other Governors in the country that power is about delivering the good for the people who voted them into office and not necessarily to propagate their political platforms.
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While commending the Governor for doing a good job on the road project, the Minister said he has seen with his own eyes that the project has been done according to the specification of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing who are the custodians of the road.
In his words, “I must say that I am really touched and moved by what is happening in Osun through Senator Ademola Adeleke. This is unprecedented, for a Governor under a different political platform to continue with a project that he didn’t start.
“We thank all the former Governors who had worked on this very important road which connects Osun and other States to the Northern part of the country. That’s why we are delighted that Governor Adeleke is continuing the project.
“I am deeply marveled and excited, this is what governance should be about, it should be about the people and not to flex political platforms. The Governor has demonstrated that it is the people first, he knows that this project is good for the people”,he stated.
Speaking on the quality of job done on the project, the Minister said, “The project has been done according to our standard at the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, I am very impressed with what am seeing”,the Minster noted.