All Ongoing Projects Will Be Completed-Amosun

Gov. Amosun

The completion of all ongoing
projects by the Amosun led administration in Ogun State remained sacrosanct
while more developmental projects would be undertaken in the 2016 fiscal year.
The State Governor, Senator
Ibikunle Amosun gave this assurance at the Town Hall Meeting on the 2016 budget
held at the Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta.

The Governor who noted that the
rural areas would not be left out in the rebuilding process, enjoined the
people to be patient with the Government, calling on the people to fulfil all
their obligations in the payment of taxes and levies to accelerate Government
plans and policies.

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According to the Governor, the
light rail project among others is still in the pipeline but for dwindling
resources of the State, urging the people to support the Government in the
implementation of its developmental programmes.
He said more focus would be on
rural roads under the supervision of the Deputy Governor, pointing out that,
asphalting of second layer on new roads would commence in earnest.
 ‘’This would be the first budget in our second
term in office. This budget would be on how to be prudent, minimise cost and
maximise opportunities on our IGR without bringing any inconvenience on our
people’’, Amosun said.
The State helmsman, who commended
residents for complying with Government displeasure on indiscriminate dumping
of refuse on roads median, revealed that clean environment remained a top
priority of his government.
Governor Amosun reminded the Caretaker Committee Chairmen of Local
Councils in the State to ensure judicious use of the meagre resources available
to them to implement people oriented programmes and strive among other things
to ensure clean environment and boost their IGR.
The President National Association of Ogun State Students, Abdul Gafar
Olalekan who commended the increment in bursary for indigenes of the State from
N1,500 at inception to N10,000 and from N50,000 to N100,000 for law students
urged Government to create a board for bursary and scholarship to ensure
effective and efficient distribution.
A representative of the Farmers Association of Nigeria (FAN) solicited
for more commitment to the course of farmers by local councils, assuring that a
lot of revenue could be tapped from agriculture.
Other stakeholders spoke on roads, social amenities and improved funding
of both the primary, secondary tertiary and health institutions, of which the
Governor assured are already outlined, saying that they would by attended to as
fund accrued to the State improves.