Celebrating her 40th anniversary on Tuesday, Nigerian Beautician Hairdressers Association (NBHA), Oyo State chapter, has commended Governor ‘Seyi Makinde for running people-oriented programmes, coupled with his transformational leadership skills in governing the state.
The association declared that, it would back Gov. Makinde to run for another term of four years based on the successes recorded in the last two years of the his administration across all sectors.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the association made the declaration on Tuesday, when hundreds of its members paid a solidarity visit to the Government Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, in commemoration of its anniversary.
The statement quoted the founder of the association, Chief Mrs. Olubunmi Adesanya, as commending the Makinde government for its good work in the state, noting that their businesses have benefited positively from the prompt payment of salaries and other policies.
Adesanya maintained that the policies of the Makinde administration have made life more meaningful for traders and the people of the state.
The association equally enjoined the governor not to lose focus but continue to better the lives of the people of Oyo State through the provision of social amenities, just as they solicited for a loan scheme which would assist and support their members’ businesses.
Adesanya said: “You have made life better for traders in the state. You asked us not to pay school fees for our children. Your programmes and policies have been making life more comfortable for traders and residents of Oyo State. We should have come earlier.
In his response, Governor Makinde, who was represented by the Commissioner for Investment, Trade & Industries, Barr. Olasunkanmi Olaleye, assured the NBHA that his administration would continue to make life more comfortable for the people through policies and people-centered programmes.
He added that his government would get to address the issue of providing assistance to traders in the state with a view to enabling them to have access to money to trade without being subjected to untold hardship.
“I congratulate and celebrate with you for being able to put yourselves together massively like this. As a government, we appreciate your support and how you have been helping the state, creating jobs and spreading the good word on security and other key policies of the administration.”