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Governor Adeleke Is My Dancing Partner- Obasanjo



You're A Great Patriot, Passionate Leader, Adeleke Eulogizes Obasanjo At 85

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday, said some people once despise Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State that he is a dancer but affirmed that only happy people dance, saying Adeleke is his dancing partner.

Obasanjo who Stated this at the Commissioning of VIP LODGE at government house, Osogbo also stressed that many people use to say something about Nigeria and about any states that it’s difficult to rule but said with his experience, Nigeria is a complexed country but Nigeria is not a difficult country to rule.

According to him “maybe one can also say the same that Osun State is a complexed state but Osun State is not a difficult state to rule. You have to be honest with your conscience, with the people and with your God.”

He said “one needs to be a man of character and emphasised that everybody will see that Governor Ademola Adeleke, when he sees opportunity to dance, he would dance but is a man of integrity, honest and hardwork, it is very important. When light comes, darkness vanishes.”

Former president opined that “What I have heard and saw since three days ago have been in Osogbo, If there is doubt in anybody that you are not working, call the person to come and see. ”

“If you remember that at one time I phoned you, I said don’t leave dancing but as you are dancing ensure you are working. ”

“If I tell that I don’t know what happened before you get to government, It is a lie. But you did something last week Sunday, by calling leaders of your party, it was my party but am not participating in party politics again. I am happy that he called them for deliberation. Senator Olu Alabi is here, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade, Former Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola…we should bring everyone on board is the best. I have talked to two out of three of them, it is a good move which is not only good for the party but for the state and the country. ”

“You said Government is continuum in your word and that all the abandoned projects you are working on them, God will make it good for you. ”

“Anywhere we meet, we would dance and rejoice, if anybody want to abuse us they should go ahead. ”

“In project to handle, there is no end to it but you have to prioritize within priorities, I am happy that you are taking them one after the other. But let them know that you tried your best because there are records that eyes would see and mouth will say. You are working on roads, don’t joke with it because when we make necessary provision for the people to have jobs and they will work. ”

“Many Yoruba people want to work but what is impeding that is the road to ply. When we provide wherewithal for them they would work. I will plead with you to continue with that. ”

In his remarks Governor Ademola Adeleke posited that the State Multibillion Naira Infrastructural development is under fast tracked implementation.

Adeleke noted that his government is poised yo bridge the infra deficit inherited from the prevailing administration in the state.

The governor who thanked. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo for honouring the state with his presence Stressed that the administration is passionate about delivering on quality pro- people governance for the benefits of the residents.

He promised to salvage public funds and assets from waste by showing results of the government policy of completing all abandoned projects by previous administration.

Adeleke however noted that he would never politicize public infrastructure, saying that political affiliation should never drive what project completed or abandoned because most projects were abandoned by APC administration and completed by PDP.

Earlier, the Permanent Secretary of Works, Basiru Bello explained that the VIP lodge was abandoned after the administration of Rauf Aregbesola who left it at 35 percent completion.

“However, work commenced on the project three months ago and now it is completed. This lodge can accommodate 5 dignitaries with their team conveniently at a time.”