Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has restated his administration’s resolve to partner other sister states in the southwest to stamp out criminal elements in the region.

Governor Akeredolu made the remark at the 62nd independence thanksgiving service held at the Chapel of Grace, Government house in Akure.

Top government functionaries, traditional and religious leaders converged to thank God for witnessing the 62nd independence of Nigeria despite the myriads of challenges facing the country.

Governor Akeredolu who felicitated all Nigerians and Ondo state citizens on this years independence day said it was a time to reflect on the country’s achievements and challenges in the interest of Nigerians.

The Governor who was represented by his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa said Ondo  has continued to brace up through its various infrastructural strides to open up communities in the 18 council areas of the state.

He said government remained committed to reforming the health sector and also prioritize the welfare of workers for optimal performance and productivity.

Earlier in a sermon, the Chairman Christian Association of Nigeria Ondo state chapter, Rev. Fr. Anslem Ologunwa saluted the heroes of Nigeria and emphasized on love as a unifying factor for all and sundry.

He enjoined Nigerians to continue praying for their leaders to lead them aright especially as the country prepares for the 2023 general elections.

Some of the congregants who spoke to Positive FM urged the citizens to continue to work and pray for the development and progress of the country.

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