Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has been honoured as the Best Performing Governor in the South-West region of the country.
The award, conferred on him by the City People Media, publishers of the City People Magazine during its 18th City People Awards of Excellence in Lagos was received on his behalf by Secretary to the State Governor, Barr. Taiwo Adeoluwa.
Amosun expressed gratitude to the organizers of the award and attributed his administration’s success to support and prayers of the people of the state.
The governor noted that his administration’s efforts at rebuilding the state had yielded positive results in health, education, security, investment, employment generation among others.
“Our achievements would not be possible without people’s support; even criticism is taken in good faith.
“This has made us to continually improve on our service delivery to the people and has restored security, boost our educational system, increased the IGR and we are happy to be one of the states that adequately pays its workers without owing any month’s salary,” he added.
Speaking earlier, the Publisher of City People Magazine, Mr Seye Kehinde stated that his organization confers awards to renowned individuals and corporate bodies in the country to encourage them do better in their various fields of endeavour.
“City people has been rewarding individuals and corporate bodies who have excelled in their various fields of endeavour in business, politics and governance, fashion and style sports and entertainment since March 1997. It is targeted to encourage individuals and corporate bodies to put more into their jobs with intention of elevating the nation”, the publisher disclosed.