The Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has assured the people of Ilara in Ifedore Local Government Area that government would beautify the town with infrastructure projects.
Arakunrin Akeredolu disclosed this on Saturday in a message to the 40th anniversary of Mokin Day held at Ilara.
The Governor, who was represented by Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Saka Yusuf Ogunleye, said his administration tailors his infrastructure development to cover every part of the state .
“Ilara is part of this state. We have our plans laid out to spread infrastructure everywhere. We will not neglect this town. We have to compliment the efforts of the citizens, who are doing a yeoman’s job to make the town stand out”
The Alara of Ilara-Mokin, Oba Abiodun Adefehinti charged parents to make education of their children a priority and thanked the citizens for building a worthy palace for him.
There were goodwill messages from the Governor of Ekiti and Chairman of the occasion, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the Royal Father of the Day and Olowo of Owo, Oba Ajibade Ogunoye, Senator Adelere Oriolowo, Chairman Mokin Day Organising Committee, Mr. Bunmi Falodun, Egbe Omo-Ilara-Mokin President, Mr. Ago Fadola and others.
The day also featured launching of N500m Development Fund, presentation of Awards of Excellence and conferment of Chieftaincy titles on the Wife of Ekiti State Governor and an indigene of the town, Erelu Bisi Fayemi and a businessman, Dr. Adeleke Adedipe.