The Southwest Coordinator for National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS), Chief (Mrs) Odunayo Danjuma has disclosed that the emergence of Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has given Osun economy a facelift as it has started experiencing a new dawn.
Cheif (Mrs) Danjuma stated this during a courtesy visit paid to the State Governor in his office, State Secretariat, Abere.
She noted that since the emergence of Governor Adeleke in Osun, the economy has improved tremendously even in Oyo State noting that in the past, the traders in the Oyo market have written Osun traders off in terms of poor patronage.
She equally congratulated the Governor on his victory at the Supreme Court which affirmed him as the authentic Governor of the State.
She spoke further, “Mr. Governor, I want to congratulate you on your victory at Supreme Court.
“I want to tell you that within the few months you took over the leadership in Osun, Osun’s economy has improved in no small measure because, formerly, we traders in Oyo State have written traders from Osun off because of their poor patronage. But now, I can tell you categorically that things have changed for the better because we have to wait for them every Tuesday. After all, we see how they have raised the bar of our economy in the market”.
She, however, charged residents of the State to always pay their tax for the development of the State, while praying for the Governor and other political office holders to succeed in piloting the affairs of the State.
Speaking earlier, the National Coordinator, of Atikulated Global Movement, South West and PDP Presidential Campaign Committee, female Youth, Oyo State Chapter, who is also the Southwest Director for Trade and Investment (Local & International) under NANTS, Hon (Mrs) Bolanle Sarumi popularly known as BASA said the group purposely visited the Governor to felicitate with him for his outstanding performance in the State saying, he has changed the fortune of Osun for better as residents of the State are now happy to have him as the Governor.
BASA on behalf of other group members presented a certificate of endorsement by the aspirants and candidates of the Atikulated Global Movement (AGM) of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) to the Governor. While Mrs Odunayo Danjuma, on behalf of the traders presented a fabric to the Governor.
In his response, Governor Ademola Adeleke appreciated the visitors for identifying with him on his victory.
He explained that his prudence in managing the finance of the State associated with his achievements within the few months he has spent in the office.
Governor Adeleke added that despite the challenges in Court, he is determined to serve the people of Osun, advancing that he blocked all the leakages and thereby embarked on infrastructural development of the State for the benefit of the masses.
The governor promised not to disappoint the associations and the people of Osun at large, saying the light which has started in Osun will spread around the Southwest and beyond.
He, therefore, accepted and endorsed the association, promising to always support them for the betterment of the state and the Country at large.