Ondo 2024: Testing The Microphone…. by: Olubunmi Ololajulo


In a series of impactful visits across our beloved state, Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa has once again demonstrated his unwavering commitment to the welfare and progress of our communities. Amidst his busy schedule, the Governor took the opportunity to connect with the people, understand their concerns, and share his vision for a brighter future.

Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa’s journey through the southern part of the state is not just a tour, but a mission to foster unity, encourage dialogue, and lay the groundwork for the innovative solutions that will propel our state into a new era of prosperity. “It’s not just about the next election,” said Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, “it’s about the next generation. Together, we can build a state that thrives on equality, innovation, and opportunity for all.”

As he contests for re-election, Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa pledges to continue this mission, emphasizing the importance of education, healthcare, economic development, and environmental sustainability. “Our achievements are not measured by the promises we make, but by the promises we keep,” he remarked.

The Governor’s dedication to our state is evident in his actions and vision. As the election approaches, he invites everyone to join him in this journey towards a more prosperous and inclusive future.

His excellency, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa was greeted by an enthusiastic and massive crowd in Ore, while on his way to Igbokoda. This gathering wasn’t just a testament to Hon. Aiyedatiwa’s popularity but also a clear reflection of the people’s faith in the state’s leadership. Addressing the crowd, he outlined the vision for Ondo State’s future, emphasizing sustainable development, inclusive governance, and economic empowerment.

The wave of support swelled as Hon. Aiyedatiwa made his way to Igbokoda, greeted by an even larger assembly of supporters. Meetings with party executives and notable APC Leaders across Ilaje Local Government underscored a united front for the Governor’s agenda for progress and prosperity in his Local Government of origin. These engagements highlighted a collaborative approach towards addressing the state’s challenges and seizing its opportunities.

At Sabomi, Ese-Odo in Local Government, Gov. Aiyedatiwa’s presence at a significant ceremony further solidified his connection with the community. The journey continued to the Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH) for their convocation ceremony where the Governor not only celebrated academic excellence, but also commissioned a landmark project. In a move that underscores the government’s commitment to education and youth empowerment, Hon. Aiyedatiwa awarded an automatic employment to a graduate who distinguished themselves with flying colors, signaling a bright future for the youths of Ondo State.

Gov. Aiyedatiwa paid an unscheduled visit to the Okitipupa-APC Leaders meeting, conveyed by Pastor Femi Agagu, immediate past Commissioner for Education in Ondo State and the meeting had in attendance notable leaders of the party in the Local Government; The Leaders declared their total supports for Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa and endorsed him as their consensus Governorship candidate ahead of the Ondo- APC Governorship primary elections.

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo East and Ondo West Local Government Areas have publicly endorsed Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa for the upcoming governorship primaries, signaling strong party support for his administration. At a gathering led by Hon. Abiola Makinde and attended by various local leaders, the collective praised Governor Aiyedatiwa for his developmental initiatives in Ondo, including significant investments in healthcare and infrastructure. In response, Governor Aiyedatiwa expressed gratitude for the endorsement, highlighting his administration’s achievements in maintaining peace, addressing economic challenges, and improving agricultural, educational, and infrastructural sectors despite nationwide hardships. He reassured ongoing support to farmers, the recruitment of school teachers, and the provision of a monthly wage award to civil servants, emphasizing the government’s commitment to enhancing living conditions in the state.

Even as Governor Aiyedatiwa has not officially started his campaigns, his first visit to his Senatorial District indicates that Elections are not won by the amount of money one spends in touring the entire 203 wards of the State but through the acceptance by the General Populace.

As we look ahead to the elections, let us rally behind the vision of progress, unity, and prosperity for all in Ondo State. Together, we can amplify our collective voice and ensure that Ondo State remains a beacon of hope and development in Nigeria.

***Olubunmi Ololajulo is Special Assistant to the Ondo State Governor on Digital Media.

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