By Adekola Afolabi
No fewer than 35 physically challenged in Ondo state would be presented with their employment letters today by the state Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
The beneficiaries were been offered automatic employments by the governor as part of efforts to give the physically challenged special recognition.
Speaking with a section of the physically challenged yesterday at Ugbe-Akoko, the residence of a governorship aspirant in the recently conducted APC governorship primary, Dr. Segun Abraham, Governor Akeredolu said all the 35 beneficiaries of the automatic employment opportunities would get their employment letters today Wednesday.
The governor who was at the residence of Dr. Segun Abraham as part of efforts to entrench peace and unity within the party, particularly expressed delight that the ruling APC is now one in the states and no more division or individual group within the party at all levels.
He appreciated the former governorship aspirant for supporting his (Akeredolu’s) good course and developmental plans for the state and the people, describing him as a true Christian.
The governor equally used the meeting to highlight his various achievements in Akokoland including the construction of Oke-Alabojuto dual-carriage way, construction of Jubilee road, rehabilitation of Owo/Ikare road, among several road projects and other people-oriented projects in the land.
He further said plans are underway to establish industry in each of the local governments across the state to create jobs and improve the well-being of the people.
Governor Akeredolu assured Abraham’s followers of necessary empowerments, just as he encouraged all to go back and work for the victory of the party in the October 10, governorship poll.
Segun Abraham and his numerous supporters welcomed the governor and his entourage with various solidarity songs expressing their support for the the governor.
Also present at the meeting were the state APC chairman, Ade Adetimehin, Chief of Staff to the governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale, Special Adviser to the governor on Political Matters, Victor Olabimtan, Commissioner for Agriculture, Gboyega.Adefarati, among other appointees from the areas.
Speaking at the meeting, Abraham said the crisis is over and that all of them are now one and would work together for the victory of the Governor come October 10.
He said he decided to support governor Akeredolu because he has assured him to develop Akokoland.