The journey for the redemption of the state has begun, with the inauguration of the second term of the Akeredolu administration.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu who made this assertion at his acceptance speech after being sworn in for the second term, alongside his deputy, Mr Lucky Ayedatiwa, said even though the state had witnessed tremendous progress in the last four years, his administration would not relent in making the state better.
He promised tackling insecurity headlong, noting that the Amotekun Corps had performed creditably in reducing the crime rate in the state.
Governor Akeredolu disclosed that agriculture would be revolutionized to enhance food security and create job opportunities.
He appreciated the out-gone Executive Council members for contributing meaningfully to the achievements recorded in the first term.
The Chairman of the South West Governors Forum, expressed gratitude to the people of Ondo state for their support, promising to work with renewed vigour and more enthusiasm in the second term.
The colourful swearing in ceremony was witnessed by the families of the governor and his deputy, including the governor’s mother, Mrs. Grace Akeredolu, National leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Elder statesman, Chief Adebisi Akande, other political bigwigs, traditional leaders, captains of industry among others.