By Michael Ofulue, Osogbo
The Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke has said that plans are underway to launch palliatives to cushion the impact of subsidy removal.
To this end, he said his administration is putting every measures in place to make life easy for residents of the state.
The Governor made the disclosure at a stakeholders’ meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at its party’s office in Osogbo on Friday, stressing his conviction to run a government that bring smile on the faces of the people.
Adeleke who appreciated leaders of the PDP for their support since assuming office, noted that his administration has been working in line with “our election promises and the agenda of the party.”
While detailed projects and interventions implemented so far recorded by his government in the health, education and public infrastructure renewal.
“We have positioned the public service, build roads, bridges and channelisation. We have commenced payment of salary and pension debt.
“Your (PDP) government has launched the Osun digital economy agenda. Abandoned projects are being completed. Your government is beating old governance records within so short a period,” he stressed.
Speaking on plans to cushion the impact of fuel subsidy removal on Osun populace, Governor Adeleke pointed out that “We (Osun Government) will soon introduce public transport buses. We are working on adjusted work hours and days. We want to make live easy and enjoyable for our people.”
Adeleke assured party leaders and members that he will run an inclusive government that leaves no one behind, adding that “We will all be accommodated. We will be fair to all.”
“I appreciate your support then and now. This is your government. We shall all realize the fruits of our labour,” he said.
Earlier, former of Governor of the state, Olagunsoye Oyinlola in his message at the meeting recalled the initial skepticism on the governorship of Governor Adeleke and posited that under seven months the Governor has proved skeptics wrong.
He noted the superlative performance of the Governor which he said aided the electoral fortunes of the party at the state and national elections.
“Governor Adeleke has surprised even his worst critics. His performance impresses all and it has strengthened the party and the state. We commend the Governor and his team”, the former Governor who speaks for other stakeholders noted.
Other stakeholders of the party who spoke separately at the event also commended the Governor for robust performance and delivery of good governance in the last seven month