The ranking of Ondo as the lowest in the National Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBC) was a confirmation of the impressive performance of the Romiti Akeredolu’ administration .
The Special Adviser on Public Affairs and Inter-Governmental Relations to the Ondo State governor, Dr.(Mrs) Olubunmi Ademosu disclosed this while felicitating with governor.
The governor’s aide said with the report Ondo is no doubt the state with lowest Poverty rate in Nigeria in the country.
Similarly, Ademosu also hailed the Award of Excellence conferred on Governor Akeredolu by Telegraph Newspaper as the most performing Governor on Security as another milestone accomplishment.
According to her, the honour was a great acknowledgement of the commitment of the governor to safe and rancour-free society.
“This honour and recognition are well deserved considering Mr. Governor’s commitment to the development of the State and the people which has seen Ondo State occupying a place of pride in national reckoning”, Ademosu said.
“Those of us working with Mr. Governor are not surprised about this recognition, considering the time and energy he puts into his duty and I am sure more accolades are in the offing as l pray for strength and God’s guidance as he forges ahead in his quest to leave Ondo State better than he met it”, the special adviser stressed.
According to Dr. Ademosu, the giant strides the present administration has recorded in the area of governance and respect for social contract has become a reference point as the special adviser wishes the Governor greater heights in his solemn commitment to the development of the state.
“Anyone who has been following our programmes and activities under the Social Investment Programmes would observe that our state ranks among the best in terms of poverty alleviation as well as wealth creation programmes and we have also put in place structures and processes that would attract more recognitions”, Ademosu added.