As the world usher in the new year, the Speaker, Ogun State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. (Prince) Olakunle Taiwo Oluomo, has called for continued prayers to surmount the challenges bedevilling the nation and the entire global community, including the need to abide by all health initiatives and preventive measures towards containing the spread of corona pandemic in the State and the nation.
Rt. Hon. Oluomo, who made the call in a new year message signed by his Special Assistant on Media, AbdulGhaffar Adeleye emphasised the need for individual and collective prayers of all Nigerians , for the purpose of overcoming the challenges poised by the spike in covid 19, insecurity and other socio-economic issues.
“Our Country is presently bedeviled with many challenges ranging from insecurity, economic down turn, as well as the recent Health challenge of COVID-19 Pandemic ravaging the world, among others.
As citizens, our collective support and prayers for the nation and its leaders remain the only solution, irrespective of ethnic, religious, tribal or political differences,” Oluomo noted.
According to the Speaker, the nation’s unity remained sacrosanct in the heart of all Nigerians, hence, the need for all and sundry to remain united in confronting whatever challenges confronting the country.
The Speaker, who doubles as the Vice Chairman (South West) of the Conference of Speakers of State Legislators in Nigeria, admonished the people of the State and Nigerians in general, to join hands with government at all levels for the delivery of more democratic dividends to the people in the new year.
“For us in Ogun State, we have a Governor, who is irrevocably committed to developing all parts of the State, without doubts; all we need is to continue to support him in words, actions and prayers. As Legislators, the leadership and members of the State House of Assembly under my watch are more committed to formulating people-oriented and economically-uplifting legislations for the betterment of people of our dear State”, he assured.
While commending the Prince Dapo Abiodun led administration in the State for being proactive and responsive in the way it manage the affairs of the State, especially during the challeging period of the covid 19 outbreak in the State; the Speaker assured of more support towards building on the existing executive- legislative interdependence for more socio-economic advancement of the State.
He appreciated all the religious and political leaders and people of the State for the confidence repose in the current administration, assuring that such would not be taken for granted.