Prince Dapo Abiodun has reiterated his administration’s determination to improve the living conditions of the citizens of Ogun state.
The Governor gave the assurance at a special thanksgiving to commemorate the 59th Independence Day celebration of Nigeria held at the Cathedral of St. Peter, Ake, Abeokuta.
Governor Abiodun who was represented by his deputy Engr. Naimot Oyedele at the event said his administration would work to improve the lives of the citizens before the expiration of his tenure.
According to him, efforts are ongoing to improve the health sector, noting that approval had been given for the employment of more doctors and other health practitioners.
He said he had commenced the rehabilitation of the state-owned hospitals which would be fully equipped with the state-of-the-art equipment. He added that roads were being reconstructed and interest-free loans were being given to empower women.
Governor Abiodun also informed the people of other government initiatives to bring hope and comfort to everyone in the state.
The Sin of the Nation is Ingratitude
The Bishop of Ijebu South West Diocese, Rt. Rev. Babatunde Ogunbanwo, earlier in his sermon said the sin of the nation was ingratitude. He admonished all to be thankful at all times and in every situation.
Rev. Ogunbanwo who anchored his message on the Book of 1st Thessalonians, Chapter 5, Verse 15, called on Nigerians to eschew evil, enthrone righteousness and do away with selfish acts.
He added that both the leadership and the led would give accounts of their stewardships before God.
Special prayers were offered for the country and the State.
Special prayers were also offered for the President, President Muhammad Buhari. Likewise for the governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun and her deputy, Engr. Naimot Oyedele.
Prayers were also offered for Traditional rulers and political leaders in the state.