BY ISAAC AFOLABI
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu says his administration will do all it can to improve human capital development and reduce poverty among the people.
Governor Akeredolu stated this during the inauguration of the state steering and technical committee on human capital Development in Alagbaka, Akure.
Mr Akeredolu said his administration had so far invested in programs aimed at improving human capital development in the areas of health nutrition, education, and labour.
In a presentation, the guest speaker and Regional Consultant human capital development (South-West), Dr Dayo Adeyanju lamented the growth of developmental programs in the country charging stakeholders to do more to reduce poverty among the people.
Dr Adeyanju, a former commissioner for health in the state commended governor Akeredolu for his foresight in developing the people through various programs such as the payment of WAEC fees access to primary and secondary education and the health insurance scheme for workers.
The nine member Steering committee is headed by deputy governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa while members include commissioner for Economic Planning and budget who is also the vice chairman, pastor Emmanuel Igbasan, commissioner for health, Dr Banji Ajaka, Commissioner for education, science and technology, Pastor Femi Agagu and others.