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Be More Accessible In Your Second Term, Segun Showunmi Urges Gov. Abiodun

ABEOKUTA – A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Otunba Segun Showunmi has called on Governor Dapo Abiodun to be more accessible and open to ideas in his second term.

This is just as the Governor on Friday dissolved the State Executive Cabinet.

According to Showunmi, Ogun state is losing and lacking in project commissioning under Governor Abiodun.

He advised the governor to appoint a purposeful team who are ready to deliver without bootlicking and sycophancy in his second term in office.

“Ogun is losing it. Period. Lagos, Oyo, and Ogun States are the only ones of the six states of the southwest completing the first term in a few days.

“Lagos is commissioning projects to round off! I have lost count of both private-sector projects and government-inspired ones.

“Oyo has done an investment summit in London and has commissioned an ultra-modern Lodge in Abuja.

“Pray what is my beloved Ogun doing to round off the first term, nothing absolutely nothing. Time was when the story was different, I have no recollection of any time in this democracy where Ogun was so uninspiring.

“It is sobering and required all true-born, indigenes, residents, friends, and lovers of Ogun State to not slip into indolence, to do so is to be guilty of aiding and supporting what will make the present handlers fall asleep on duty, I hate leaders who play to the gallery, and it seems that is what has become of us, there is no point crying over spilt milk, what we must plead is that we rededicate and refocus our priorities towards making Ogun State the shining light and the oasis of all things edifying.

“A new cabinet will soon be put in place, if it is not too much to ask, please get a fit-for-purpose team, the type of all-comers job for the boys and girls we paraded between 2019-2023 must yield to a far better team.

“I will also recommend that the helmsman be more accessible and open to ideas, looking to blame everyone else but oneself is surely not worthy of an often touted private sector experience.

“Vision, Focus, Passion and Implementation will need to be scaled up.

“Ogun must be re-marketed, A comprehensive reorientation program would be highly useful for we can see the social ills that have become prevalent, and must redirect ourselves in line with our pedigree, efficiency in resources utilization has become Germane as we are well aware of the state of the national debt which will certainly impact Ogun.

“Governance is a serious business and must be given the seriousness it deserves.”

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