By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Tuesday congratulated members of the Oyo State House of Assembly for electing Rt. Hon. Olagunju Ojo as their new Speaker in a rancour-free election .
The governor in a statement by his Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr. Bolaji Tunji, on Tuesday, assured the new Speaker of the full support of the executive arm of the Oyo state government.
“The peaceful and successful emergence of the speaker has demonstrated the unity of the APC in the state. Yhe rancor-free exercise has further consolidated the leadership of His Excellency, Governor Abiola Ajimobi, who is an apostle of geo-political balancing in the political configuration of the state.”he said
Felicitating with the new Speaker for being found worthy by his colleagues to occupy the exalted position, Governor Ajimobi pointed out that the peaceful emergence of Rt Honourable Ojo had further consolidated his leadership as an apostle of geo-political balancing in the political configuration of the state.
He however tasked the new Speaker “to sustain the legacy of peace, cooperation and bridge-building existing between the executive and the legislature”, saying, “the support of the legislature is critical to the consolidation of the unprecedented achievements of his administration in the last seven years.