Sunshine Government in Action


Sunshine Government in Action

A faction of the state House of Assembly, attempted to forcefully occupy the chambers of the house but were rebuffed by eagle eyed security officials. The warring 26members of the House have been at loggerheads over the speakership of the assembly in the last two months. Consequently, security had been beefed up at the Assembly, following a plot by the 13 lawmakers loyal to Malachi...

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Sunshine Government in Action

Ondo and eight other states in the federation, are to benefit from the UNITED Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) $3 million entrepreneurship project. The project is aimed at preparing young people to create their own employment from secondary schools. The other states are Anambra, Bauchi, Benue, Cross River, Delta, Katsina, Ogun and Oyo. Noriko Takahashi, Industrial Development Officer, said the UNIDO project will support the...

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Sunshine Government in Action

More than 60 farmers and traders from Okitipupa and Irele local government areas have benefited from the training and empowerment programmes facilitated by the member, representing Okitipupa/Irele Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Mike Adeniyi Omogbehin. The programme, tagged, ‘Post Season Intervention’, was executed by the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN) through Ewakitty Nig. Ltd. The two-day programme which held between...

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Sunshine Government in Action

Immediate past Governor of Ondo state, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, has advised policy makers across Africa, to make healthcare delivery top priority , by emplacing performance-based mechanism that will see Africa overcoming its health challenges. He stated this while delivering a keynote address on , “The Future of Health Engagement with Nigeria” , at the ongoing conference on Global Health by the Centre for Strategic and...

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Senator Boroffice Warns Zenith Bank On N7B Loan Approved For Mimiko Sunshine Government in Action

The Senator representing Ondo North Senatorial District of the National Assembly, Professor Ajayi Boroffice , has kicked against Zenith Bank’s granting of N7 b loan to the Mimiko administration. He questioned the rationale behind the approval of the loan by the “rubber stamp members” of the State House of Assembly and the judgement of Zenith Bank’s management . He urged the bank to follow the...

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ONDO ESTABLISHES REGIONAL FARMERS MARKET TO BOOST AGRICULTURE Sunshine Government in Action

It is located in Owena, Idanre local government area of the state. Will take off before end of year. As part of its efforts to promote agriculture in the state and make it viable for agri-preneur, revive the dying sector, create employment and provide raw materials for the ailing industrial sector, the State Government has concluded arrangements to establish a regional farmers market in the...

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CONSTRUCTION OF 1, 050 MW INDEPENDENT POWER PROJECT COMMENCES IN 2016 Sunshine Government in Action / Top News

Power supply is expected to receive a boost in the state, with the expected commencement of the 1, 050 megawatts Independent Power Project ( IPP), in the first quarter of next year. The projectis being undertaken by a South Korean firm, POSCO E & C , which has signed an Engineering , Procurement and Construction contract with the State Government. The project to last 26...

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CASSAVA PLANTING AT ORE AGRO BUSINESS CITY Ondo State Today / Sunshine Government in Action

As part of efforts to gainfully engage unemployed graduates in the state, the State Government has invested in cassava farming at Ore Agro Business City. Involved in the project are 280 graduates who have been engaged to cultivate the 1,000 hectares-farm at the Ore Agro Business City, which also has maize and rice plantations. The project is being carried out in collaboration with the International...

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WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION COMMENDS  ONDO STATE GOVERNMENT FOR SUSTAINED ROUTINE IMMUNISATION Sunshine Government in Action

The World Health Organization (WHO), has commended the State Government for its sustained eradication of measles infection in the last two years due to its robust commitment to routine immunization. The State Coordinator of the Organization, Dr Akin Fatiregun, gave the commendation while presenting the second quarterly report of the state task force on Polio Eradication and Routine Immunization in Akure. Fatiregun said the state...

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KAADI IGBEAYO TAKES OFF Sunshine Government in Action

The much publicized residency card of the State Government , has finally taken off, with the revelation that over 70 percent of its healthcare facilities are being utilized by non indigenes. The scheme is being implemented in four initial sectors, namely , health, education, agriculture and micro finance. Government stated that it would not comprise its policy of not providing services in its stated phase...

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