The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has disclosed that no fewer than 40,000 citizens of the state would be employed under the social investment program that was recently signed into order.
Prince Dapo Abiodun who made this known during the celebration of the 30th edition of the Iganmode festival with the theme” Culture, Communal Security and Patriotism”said that the social investment program aside helping his administration employ over 40,000 of it’s citizens, would also allow the state government put money in the pocket of the elderly and vulnerable.
” Just recently, I signed our Social Investment Executive order, this order is meant to allow us intervene into the life of our poor, elderly and vulnerable citizens of Ogun State.
” We know what the whole world is going through, we know what you are going through, we know that it is not important for us just to build roads, bridges, airports, it is important for us to also help our people with stomach infrastructure.
” That is why I have signed this executive order and we will be employing about 40,000 people to work with me in implementing this our social investment program that will allow us to directly be putting money in the pocket of our indigenes, our poor, out elderly, youths and our vulnerable,” he said.
Governor Abiodun who also noted that his administration is determined to continue to make life more meaningful for it’s citizens, said that “we are determined to be the investors destination of choice, we are determined to continue to ensure that we encourage and create that enabling environment for people to come here to live, work and play.
Abiodun while noting that his administration has remained unwaveringly committed to the upliftment of culture and tradition, added that his administration has also continued to use culture and tradition to promote the identity of the state.
The Governor also added that the Iganmode festival has continued to promote the culture and tradition of the Awori people and the state, saying that the festival has also continued to be the rallying point for the promotion and development of the Aworiland.
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