Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Saka Yusuf Ogunleye has sought more media support for the state government’s ongoing transformation of the infrastructural development of the state.
Mr. Ogunleye made the call at Adaba Radio Station where he led the Ministry’s management on a courtesy visit.
The Commissioner explained that the government under the leadership of Governor Akeredolu was determined to take the infrastructural landscape of the state to an enviable height.
“As far as this government is concerned, we owe the people a responsibility of good governance. The Governor is determined to take Ondo State to the next stage of development of infrastructure development.
This is where you the media comes in. We need more of your support and collaboration to keep informing the people about what we are doing.
Without you, people will not be abreast of our efforts.”
He reaffirmed the state government commitment towards making everyone and community feel the impact of good and befitting infrastructure.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, Engineer Taiwo Otun assured that the road linking the Radio station with the highway would be completed after the rainy season.
Reacting, General Manager of the station, Mr. Martins Ayoola, who implored the state government to sustain its road infrastructure program, saying its laudable, however charged the government to increase the publicity of its activities and programs.
“This government is doing a lot in its road infrastructure program. The volume of publicity is a far cry from the work being done. You need to make the world know what you are doing as nobody will do it for you. Publicity helps to propagate governments achievements to even the most remote areas”
At OSRC, Mr. Saka Ogunleye disclosed that he was there to inform the media house about government plan for road infrastructure and seek its partnership on information dissemination in that sector.
“The change we promised is being spearheaded by the Ministry of Works. Everywhere is being touched. That is what change means. OSRC is another evidence. I have to thank Mr. Governor for renovating this place. You have been a worthy partner in publicising our achievements.
We need you to sustain and increase your tempo of making government activities known to the people”
Reacting, the Chairman Board of OSRC, Mr. Kunle Adebayo said Governor Akeredolu unparalleled system of governance has earned him appellations such as road maker, school builder and civil servants friend etc.
He disclosed that the state owned Orange FM Radio Station was back on the airwaves as a result of efforts of engineers of the corporation.
Mr. Adebayo also announced that only Yoruba and local dialects would be used in transmitting programs on the station, after its ongoing test transmission.