By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has described the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Timothy Owoeye as a forthright legislator and an astute administrator.
The governor who celebrated the Speaker on his 48th birthday anniversary commended his exemplary leadership and commitment to democracy.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary; Ismail Omipidan, a copy of which was made available to newsmen in Osogbo on Monday.
Oyetola also applauded the Speaker for his commitment to the development of the State, noting that the many achievements of the administration would not have been possible without the understanding, support and cooperation of the legislative arm.
He extolled Owoeye’s competence, discipline and maturity in directing the affairs of the Assembly while also acknowledging his commitment to the ideals of democracy and the rule of law.
His words: “Since your emergence as the Speaker of the 7th Assembly, your commitment to matters of State interest, development and progress have been impressive. The many achievements and accomplishments of our administration within a short period would not have been possible without the understanding, support and cooperation of the House under your effective leadership.
“Your legislative prowess and managerial skills have also brought about the achievements, people-centred and focused legislation the House has delivered in its one year to the admiration of citizens and residents of our State to which we all are grateful.
“Therefore, on behalf of my family, the government and people of the State of Osun, I join family members, colleagues, associates and wellwishers to rejoice with you on the occasion of your birthday.
“It is our collective prayer that God Almighty will continue to keep you in good health and grant you a longer life in the service of your people, our State and country,” the governor added