Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Prof. Modupe Adelabu (right), unveiling the plague to inaugurate the Ogba Odi Basic Health Centre, Ikere-Ekiti…yesterday. With her from left are: the Principal of Ekiti State School for the Blind, Mr. Omokanju Jacob and Project Committee Chairman, Mr. Adesina Peter.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has appraised his four-year tenure and declared that the Eight-Point Agenda introduced by his administration has positively touched every indigene and ransformed all the communities in the Land of Honour State.
He spoke through his deputy, Prof Modupe Adelabu at the inauguration of Ogba Odi Basic Health Centre, a health facility built to provide health services for the physically challenged pupils on the compound of the Ekiti State School for the Blind at Oke Osun, Ikere Ekiti.
The governor told his audience that his administration has since inception ensured equitable distribution of basic and developmental projects, which he listed as road network, extension of electricity, pipe borne water, provision of basic, primary and tertiary health institutions among others.
According to him, the social amenities were spread across all the communities in Ekiti for the benefit all citizens irrespective of their political preferences.
The governor restated that his administration has demonstrated its commitment to the welfare of all with the implantation of policies targeted at every strata of the society including the less-privileged, those with special challenges and the elderly.
He said the school was specifically built to enable the physically challenged realize their full potentials and attain their goals as integral members of the society.
His words: “The government will continue to do whatever it can do to support you, make things easier for you and make your life worth living so you too can live successful and fulfilled life like anybody else.”
Governor Fayemi expressed his appreciation to the Ekiti State Community and Social Development Agency, (EKCSDA), and the development partners as well as donor-agencies, for their assistance in getting the state on the fast and right track.
Other EKCSDA –promoted projects that were inaugurated in different communities included: a 10-unit lock-up shops at Afolu, Ise-Ekiti, Basic Health Centre at Afao, Ikere-Ekiti and a motorized bore-hole with an overhead tank at Iyin-Ekiti.