I Have No Godfather, I am Only Accountable to the People — Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde has again disclosed that his administration is not tied to any godfather but rather accountable to the people which makes it easier to lay out the planned programmes in his campaign.

The governor, who declared this while hosting the Prelate of Methodist Church of Nigeria, Dr. Samuel Kalu Uche, at the Government House, Agodi, Ibadan,
added that he has only God as his Father and people of the state to account to.

He further restated his administration’s resolve to continue improving the standards of education in the state, noting that education is one of the key pillars of his administration.

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A statement by Mr. Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, quoted Makinde as saying that the Start Them Early Project, ‘STEP-Oyo’, being operated in secondary schools, was introduced to improve education standards in the state.

He noted that Methodist High School is one of the schools that have been selected for the project.

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He said: “I want to thank and appreciate you for your kind words in terms of what you have seen that we are doing in the state. We also appreciate you for coming for this visit.

“This is a government that does not have any godfather apart from God the Father.
“So, it is a lot easier to lay out our programmes and follow them through because we are only accountable to the people.”

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  • Kudos to you our Darling Oyo State GSM. I am highly inspired with your administration. May God continue to give you the wisdom to take us to the promised Land. You are man of your words, unlike promised and Failed Federal Government. I love you Gov. Seyi Makinde

  • A brief glance at GSM’s giant strides on EDUCATION in the state within 2years.

    1. He declare free education from basic to secondary level in the state

    2. He distributes free writing materials and textbook for public schools throughout the state

    3. He secured sole ownership of Lautech

    4. He reduced tuition fee of Lautech students

    5. He increased budget for education to 20%

    6. He recruited 5,000 Tescom teachers to teach in public secondary School in the state

    7. Timely release of Grant for running of public schools in the state

    8. He recruited 692 education officers to teach Government schools under ministry of education

    9. Building of model schools under SUBEB

    10. Recently, His excellency released the sum of N500 million as a grant for the take-off of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, Iseyin Campus all in a bid to take education to the doorsteps of our people.

    Olúwa lo kú SEYI fún wá ní ìpínlè Ọ̀yọ́, a mọ lore…

    Indeed a new dawn in our dear state and it’s marvelous in our sight…

    Omituntun, Igba-Otun…