The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has said that his administration will continue to create opportunities for youths in a bid to make the state economically stable and banish unemployment in the state.
The Governor stated this while receiving the 31 young engineers from the state who were sponsored by the state government to Germany for mechatronics training with the aim of taking charge of the Bola Ige Mechatronics Institute, Esa-Oke.
Speaking through the state Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning and Urban Development, Arc. Olumuyiwa Ige, Aregbesola stated that the present administration will go extra miles in making sure that hunger and poverty have no space in the state through various developmental and economic projects targeted at empowering the populace especially the youths.
The Governor however charged the trainees to try their utmost best to impact the knowledge and skills they have acquired in Germany on the intending trainees that will be available at the local mechanic workshop, any well equipped mechanic workshop and Bola Ige Mechatronics Institute for the advancement of the state of Osun.
He assured that the experts and trainers from the Republic of Germany will soon be at Bola Ige Mechatronic Institute, Esa Oke for the take off of the institute which he referred to as world class.
In their separate remarks, two members of the Mechatronics Committee, Engr Olagbaye Olanubi, and Mr Bola Oyebamiji, Managing Director, Osun State Investment Co. Ltd commended Governor Aregbesola for the opportunity given to the youths from the state while assuring the trainees that the state government has lofty strategic plans to make their job easy, enviable and rewarding.
The committee members implored the engineers to be focused and dedicated as they are now the best reference point in the country.
Reacting, the trainees one after the other eulogised Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for the rapid development in term of economic growth and infrastructure witnessed by the state and the plain level field given to all during the selection process that made the children of “common masses” to be part of the life changing programme in Germany.
While congratulating the Governor on the mandate for the second term in office, the trainees also gave assurance of putting in their best and work to make the institute the best in Africa.