The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State has felicitated the Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on the award of excellence for industrial revolution presented to him over the weekend by the President of the Federal Republic, President Muhammadu Buhari.
In a statement issued in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, on Saturday and signed by the Chairman of APC in Ogun State Chief Yemi Sanusi, the party described the award conferred on Governor Abiodun “as most deserving and coming at the right time.”
Last Friday, at a ceremony held inside the conference hall of the Presidential Villa, Prince Dapo Abiodun along with 43 other prominent Nigerians and governors, including former President, Goodluck Jonathan, were honoured with various awards of excellence in public service.
Chief Sanusi remarked that “the award could not have come at a better time than now when our governor is about to launch his campaign for a second term in office. The award is no doubt, a confirmation of Your Excellency’s sterling performance and excellent strides in good governance and delivery of the dividends of democracy in all sectors of our economy “.
The party urged the Governor not to rest on his oars: “We urge you not to rest on your oars sir, in your determination to continue to serve our dear state. Your best is yet to come sir”.
The governor has, in the last three and a half years, been credited with superlative performances in the area of investments in agriculture, road infrastructure, ICT, urban renewal, the building of an Agro-allied Airport, and security of life and property.
The latest award, coming on the heels of the recent confirmation by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) that Ogun State, with 100.9bn revenue profile in 2021, is one of the states with the highest internally generated revenue nationwide, coming only after Lagos, the FCT and Rivers State; is expected to further spur the Ogun governor to achieve greater heights in governance.
The award was being organised by The Best Strategic Media (TBS) in collaboration with the Office of the Secretary General of the Federation.