The governorship can-didate of the All Progressives Con- gress (APC), in the September 22 gubernatorial poll in state of Osun, Alhaji Gboyega Isiaka Oyetola on Friday described women and youths as critical factors requiring support for enhancing social and economic growth of any society.
Oyetola said in a release by one of his media aides Mrs dayo Oyetola that he would give utmost priority to women empowerment and youth development if elected as the governor of the state.
He gave assurance that far-reaching policies and programmes capable of creating enabling environment for their individual capacity development would be implemented by his administration.
Oyetola was quoted to have made these remarks at his Ileri Oluwa campaign office in Osogbo, the state capital, while receiving campaign materials including 20,000 posters, 20 billboards from the deputy national youth leader of the APC, Hon Afeez Bolaji Repete.
According to the statement, I am always humbled by dis.s of support such as this and particularly the buy into my aspiration to keep improving upon the lots of our citizenry. My administration by God’s grace would be a government of youths with a very keen interest in women empowerment and child development”.
Earlier, Repete maintained that the APC had raised the bar of governance Nigeria, most especially in Osun State with the implementation of capital projects such as effective road networks and provision of basic infrastructures, thereby making life more comfortable for the citizenry.
He stated, “governance is no longer business as usual, the Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola’s administration has shown that so much can be acquired with so little and within the span of eight years. So we are here to contribute our own quota in however little way we can. Osun then is not what Osun is today. There have been huge tremendous achievements. It is these giants strides by Aregbesola’s led administration that gave us the courage and confidence”.