Ondo State Governor-elect, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN has said that the year 2017 will mark the beginning of new thinking and new actions in Ondo State.
In his New Year message entitled “Ondo State Will Rise Again” signed by the media adviser to the governor-elect, Yemi Olowolabi, Akeredolu assured the people of a New Year of all encompassing positive changes.
He said: “We can not be doing something the same way and expect a different result”.
The governor-elect charged the people to support the incoming administration to emplace a culture of integrity in public service. He also called on politicians and public servants to be prepared to make sacrifices with a view to making Ondo State great again.
He said Ondo State has stupendous natural endowments and abundant human resources waiting to be harnessed for the good of the state by selfless leadership.
For the umpteenth time, Akeredolu restated his determination to run a transparent government that is irrevocably committed to developing the state, taking it to enviable heights; notwithstanding the present economic challenges in the country. And that can only be achieved when those in positions of authority make transparency and integrity their watchwords.
Akeredolu lauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war, noting that with such wide spread clampdown on corruption in Nigeria, there is no more hiding place for corrupt practices in the country and particularly in Ondo State.
He then prayed for peace and prosperity for the land and the people of Ondo State.