The Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Sunday stressed the need for sound and committed professionals to assist in development of the state.

Akeredolu made the s known while speaking with Ondo Events, after the thanksgiving service to commemorate Mr Femi Agagu’s 60th birthday at Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Mercyland parish, Lagos Island in Lagos.

He said the state was in dire need of professionals like the younger brother of late Dr Olusegun Agagu, Mr Femi Agagu, who would be able to assist the state in immeasurable ways due to the experience garnered over the years.

“He knows a lot about government operations particularly when he served as chief of staff to late Dr Agagu.

“Femi is a true-bred Ondo state son who has an interest in development of Ondo state.

“We need him now at the state level and plead with him to, at least put his experience at the disposal of the government,” he said.

In his message titled ‘God will make a way’, Asst. General Overseer of RCCG, in charge of evangelism, Pastor Johnson Kalejaiye, said God would make a way during times of trouble.

He said nothing was too much for God, whether people believed or not.

“Nothing is too much for God to do, with him all things are possible. It means that your tomorrows will be better and not bitter,” he said.

Dignitaries present at the event include the Ondo Deputy Governor, Hon. Agboola Ajayi; widow of Late Dr OluSegun Agagu, Mrs. Funke Agagu;

Others are Sen. Tayo Alasoadura, member representing Ondo Central at the Senate.