No fewer than 38 Permanent Secretaries appointed by Governor Dapo Abiodun as well as some appointed by the immediate past government in the State have been given gifted new official cars.
Governor Abiodun while speaking at the official presentation of the cars to the beneficiaries says the Permanent Secretaries deserved more because they have contributed immensely to the successes of his administration and the gesture was to appreciate them for their dedication.
The Governor who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government,Tokunbo Talabi called on the Permanent Secretaries to continue to imbibe entrepreneurial skills that will make the agencies of government more viable saying “we are on a long journey together. I urge you to deploy entrepreneurial sense in your duties so that the government can make more impact.
The Governor said the state has great potential which his administration was set to unlock to further improve the fortunes of the state in order to make life more comfortable for the people.
He urged top government officials to continue to support and cooperate with his administration saying any house divided against itself cannot stand. It would be recalled that the Governor had informed in his speech delivered on the 2022 May Day celebration that his administration has procured official cars for all the Permanent Secretaries – those appointed by this administration and those appointed by the immediate past administration and are still in service.
Speaking on behalf of the Permanent Secretaries, Chairman Body of Permanent Secretaries who is also the Permanent Secretary, Mr Kola Fagbohun expressed gratitude to the Dapo Abiodun-led administration “for yet another welfare package of brand new officials cars at a period of great financial challenges at all tiers of government in our polity”
Fagbohun pledged continued support to the government towards moving the state forward to an enviable reference point for more impactful governance.
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