His Lordship, Hon. Justice Babatunde Adejumo, OFR, President National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) was a special guest today Wednesday 30th August 2017 in Ondo state at the inauguration of new Commissioners and Special Advisers by His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu
The event which took place at the International Culture and Events Centre, Dome, Akure, Ondo State was attended by important personalities in and around the state amongst whom are notable traditional/Royal fathers, respected religious leaders, captain of Industries.
Governor Akeredolu while giving his address admonished the newly inaugurated executive members to be dutiful and abide by their oath of office. He emphasized zero tolerance for corruption and frivolous spending.
His Excellency also extended his sincere appreciation to His lordship, Hon. Justice Babatunde Adejumo, OFR, for sparing the time to attend the event noting that he is indeed a true Son of the Soil.
The Governor expressed sadness over the current economic situation of the state which he described as precarious and abnormal coupled with the current IGR with the attendant infrastructural deficit and over N220 Billion debt inherited from the immediate past administration.
He vowed that his administration will be resolute to conquer all the challenges facing the state. He strongly posited that all hands must be on deck to move the state forward stressing that all the challenges would be surmounted.
“Today marks the beginning of an historical journey, the journey that will surely bring hope and better future to the sunshine Ondo state, south West Nigeria.” Akeredolu said.
The new Commissioners are Hon. Taofiq AbdSalam, Rasheed Badmus, Prince Solagbade Adegbemi, Otunba Adeboyega Adefarati, Saka Yusuf Ogunleye, Omowumi Olatunji-Edet, Ogojo Donald, Yemi Owolabi, Dr. Wahab Adegbenro, Folorunso Esan, Wale Akinterinwa, Pastor Immanuel Igbasan, Alh. Olurimisi Ismaila, Femi Agagu, Prof. Bayonle Ademodi, Lola Fagbemi, Otunba Temileyin Adelegbe and Kola Olawoye Esq.
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