BY ISAAC AFOLABI
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state says his administration will continue to provide good governance for the people and also explore all avenues to boost its economic.
Governor Akeredolu stated this while honoring some surviving founding fathers of Ondo state in Akure.
They are Elderstatesman, Chief Reuben Fashoranti, Afenifere Chieftain, Chief Seinde Arogbofa, Pa Olu Adeyemi who was represented by his son, Mr Olu Adeyemi, R.A Olusa, J.A. Olukoju among others.
Speaking at the event which took place at the cocoa conference hall, the governor praised the selfless contributions of the past military and civilian leaders who struggled for the creation of Ondo state on the 3rd of February 1976.
Responding on behalf of other living heroes, Pa Fashoranti and Chief Arogbofa thanked the Governor for appreciating their contributions to the creation and development of the state while still alive.
They commended the Governor for implementing the programme of the founding fathers of the state which he said included, provision of security for the people, industrialization of the state, respect for the rule of law and fair distribution of the state’s common heritage.
The colourful occasion was witnessed by the deputy governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, Head of service, Mr John Adeyemo, Commissioner for information and Orientation, Mr Donald Ojogo and other members of the state executive council,.