Ogun State Governor,Prince Dapo Abiodun has reassured the people of Ago-Iwoye and its environs that the Ilishan- Ago-Iwoye -Ijebu road was one of top priority road project listed for immediate rehabilitation as the rain subsides.
Gov .Abiodun ,who gave the assurance at the grand finale celebration of the 33rd Ago-Iwoye Day celebration in the town ,added that the present adminstration was aware of the bad state of the road, as well as its economic viability which connects other parts of the zone had strategically been enumerated and listed as one of the bad roads to be rehabilitated .
The Governor ,who was represented by the Secretary to the Government ,Mr. Olatokunbo Talabi congratulated the monarch ,and particularly the good people of the town for the annual celebration ,noting that the yearly event is aimed at fostering peace and encourages onesess amongst the indigene of the area.
Speaking on other life -touching efforts of the government , Prince Abiodun added that his adminstration would not just pay lip service towards the rehabilitation of dilapidated school and hospital infrastructure ,restating that people of the state would soon feel the impact in their various communities.
The Governor ,who noted that reports at government disposal indicates that the people from the zone were not taking advantage of the various interventions of the Prince Abiodun led -adminstration targeted at creating wealth and making them better productive ,appealing to them not to see it as government’s endless promises ,but one that would ultimately transform their livelihood .
The Governor thereafter congratulated the kabiyesi and the people of Ago
-Iwoye for wistnessing this year celebration and called on the people to always show commitment toward program and policy of government.
Speaking, the Ebumawe Of Ago-Iwoye, Oba Abdul-Rasak Adenugba appreciated the government intervention in restoring electricity to one of the quarters in Ago-Iwoye after many years of blackout and appeal to the government to look into Ilisan-Ago iwoye road.
In his welcome address, the Chairman Ago-Iwoye Central Development Council, Mr. Oluwatosin Daniel said the essence of the festival is to unite the sons and daughters of the community and support government effort in building our future together.
Highlight of the event, was the Visionary Leadership Award presented to the Governor Dapo Abiodun.