By Richard Ayinde, Osogbo.
Osun State governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola has been endorsed by the Falex Foundation of Ijesaland in a move for him to continue his government beyond 2022.
The endorsement was made known on Sunday after the official launching of the foundation and its 2021 annual thanksgiving and empowerment held at the Oba Adekunle Aromolaran Civic Centre, Ilesa, Osun State.
The Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the foundation, Dr. Babatunde Faleye in his speech stressed that no government in the world can meet all needs of its people, that is why the foundation is throwing its weight behind Governor Oyetola as compliment to his good governance.
According to Faleye, “Osun is a peculiar State and Governor Oyetola has been able to understand the peculiarity needs of the people of Osun which is the template he is working upon since he assumed office in 2018, that is why Falex Foundation is endorsing him for second term.
Speaking on activities of Falex Foundation, Faleye said the foundation is based on human capacity development and community service.
“Alex Foundation as at today has graded about five kilometers of roads within Ijesaland as part of its community service program” he said.
Disclosing the foundation’s lined up programs for 2021, Faleye noted that food for the aged will be kicked off by March and will be followed by health for the aged.
He also explained that over three hundred people will benefit an interest free loan from the Omoluabi mortgage bank in collaboration with Falex Foundation.
He urged residents of Osun to continue their support and prayer for the success of Governor Oyetola, called on well meaning citizens to extend support to the needy in the society .
Appreciating the philanthropist, Governor Oyetola, who was represented by the Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Honorable Bode Olaonipekun lauded the kind gesture of Falex Foundation CEO, saying he has demonstrated patriotism and love with selfless service to humanity.
Oyetola who enjoined other well meaning citizens of the state to emulate Falex Foundation, reiterated his commitment in making policies of his government peoples oriented without marginalizing any part of the state in term of developmental program.
The governor, also said that his government will not shy away from organizing human capacity development program which will empower youths of the state in order to reduce unemployment rate.
Among dignitaries who graced the program are; the Osun State Caretaker Chairman of All Progressive Congress, APC, Prince Adegboyega Famodun, Commissioner for Works and Transport, Engr Remi Omowaye, Elder Diran Odeyemi, traditional rulers among other prominent APC leaders and party members in Ijesaland and beyond.