Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, on Sunday promised that his adminstration would be transparent and open for the benefit of the people of the state.
He stated this during a thanksgiving service, held at the Cathedral of St. Peters, Aremo, Ibadan.
The governor said it was the prayers of the churches and those who wanted him as governor that were answered.
”Now that your prayers have been answered, I’m here and ready to serve the people. I implore the church to keep on praying for my administration to succeed.
“We will run a trasparent, open and inclusive government,” the governor said.
Earlier in his sermon, the Provost of Ibadan North Diocese(Anglican Communion), Reverend Andrew Adebiyi, urged the governor not to allow the pressure of office to take away the humility, kindness and other good leadership qualities he was known for.
A special prayer session was conducted for the smooth running of the state by the governor and members of his administration.
Some of the dignitaries at the service include the Deputy Governor, Engr. Remi Olaniyan; Head of Service, Alhaja Ololade Agboola; former Prelate of Methodist Church Nigeria, Most Revrend Sunday Ola-Makinde; Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Alhaji Kunmi Mustapha and other prominent members of the party.