By Michael Adesanya/Abeokuta
Pained with the current standard of education and agriculture in the country, especially in Ijebuland, the chairmanship aspirant of Ijebu Ode Local Government in Ogun State, Dele Alebiosu, has pledged to prioritise the two sectors,l if he emerged as the chairman.
He also pledged to place importance on rural development in order to transform the local government to enviable height.
Alebiosu who disclosed this while speaking with journalists in Ijebu-Ode, lamented the low rate of education among youths of the local government, said his administration would correct the anomaly.
The aspirant, who decried the dwindling state of the agricultural and educational sectors, argued that the future of the country depends on robust agriculture and education system.
He added that if elected chairman, he would ensure that larger number of youths in Ijebu-Ode Local government are educated and empowered through agriculture.
Alebiosu boasted that Ijebu-Ode, under his chairmanship would expose the Federal government to the enormity of opportunities available in the agriculture and the need to diversify the economy.
His words: “Education and agriculture are two things my chairmanship will not for granted. The future of Nigeria, whether we like it or not depends solely on these two and we cannot shy for from it. My administration will ensure utmost focus on education and agriculture. By the time this is achieved in Ijebu-Ode local government, the Federal government will see the need to invest immensely in the sectors.”
On his developmental agenda, Alebiosu stressed that the paradigm shift would also be extended to all the wards as he would make sure he developed all the wards.
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