By Temitope Adedeji, Ondo
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has congratulated the executive governor of the state, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on the award conferred on him as the African Governor for Innovative Leadership Award on Saturday, by the African Stride International, in conjunction with the Centre for African Development and International Studies.
The party in a statement made available to WESTERN POST on Sunday evening by the spokesperson of the party in the state, Alex Kaleijaye, views the award as an affirmation of the. Governor’s crave for industrial and infrastructural development, with an unfathomable knack for quality.
According to the statement, “From our clue, Akeredolu has since assumption of office proved repeatedly to be a prudent manager of resources, and faithful to his electoral promises of rapid industrialization of the State, without mincing opportunity to improve on the workers’ welfare”.
The state chapter notes that the initiatives and development strides of the administration, that have attracted so much recognitions, are products of Mr. Governor’s pedigree, unwavering focus, dexterity, uncommon talent and resilience.
The party commends the African Media Stride, and its partners for its impartial assessment in selecting the best among the variety of good products, and arriving at this laudable conclusion
The party, however, calls for more support for the administration in its selfless development efforts, noting that the Akeredolu-led government has done for the State what many would consider a mirage, even in the era of bumper harvests.