By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has been described as a leading light in the progressive fold, and a leader with outstanding qualities of political dexterity and social cohesion.
The Deputy Governor, Mr Benedict Alabi, made this known in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Olaniyi Ajibola, in Osogbo, the state capital, on the occasion of the 66th birthday anniversary of the governor.
Alabi, eulogized Oyetola’s leadership virtues and personality, saying his style of governance should be a template for inclusive leadership in any clime.
According to him, Oyetola has brought his calculative strength and selfless disposition to bear in the running of government, noting that the state is immensely benefiting from his wealth of experience.
He further extolled Oyetola for being frugal and moderate in the management of the state’s resources, as he applauded him for making frantic efforts to increase the financial base of the state through diversification and industrialization.
Alabi stated, “Without mincing words, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, the incumbent Governor of the State Osun, has convincingly exhibited the ideal traits of a reliable leader and dependable partner since our paths crossed a few years ago. His dynamic nature and humanistic inclination remain legendary and inspiring to me, as I continue to learn from his productive calmness.
“Obviously, his prudent nature, coupled with exemplary attributes of constructive engagement of all strata of the society to ensure an appreciable sense of belonging has brought about unprecedented stability in Osun.
“It is my prayer that Almighty Allah will continue to uphold and guide him the more in the service to his people and Nigeria at large.
“On behalf of my family, I heartily wish him more fulfilling years ahead. Happy birthday Your Excellency”