By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
Ekiti State Governor-Elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi has said that the much talked about regional integration and development of the six South-West states would be fully achieved with the region now under the control of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
With the victory of APC in Osun State, Fayemi posited that the regional integration and development agenda of the region would now become a reality, with all the attendant benefits for the people of the geo-political zone.
This was contained in a statement by Dr. Fayemi in congratulating his Osun State counterpart over his victory at the just concluded election.
Oyetola was declared winner of the governorship election on Thursday, after the supplementary poll in some local government areas.
Dr Fayemi described the keenly contested election as a reflection of the huge political awareness and maturity of the people of Osun State, adding that it was heart-warming that the better candidate emerged victorious.
According to the statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr Yinka Oyebode, the Ekiti State Govetnor-elect said with the government of the six South West states now under the control of APC, the much talked about regional integration and development would be fully achieved.
“Congratulations to the Governor-Elect, Gboyega Oyetola, and to our great party, APC. The people have spoken, and clearly too. It is indeed victory for democracy and all lovers of progress.
“The regional integration and development agenda of the South West would now become a reality, with all the attendant benefits for the people of the geo-political zone.” he said.
Dr Fayemi, who described Oyetola as a seasoned administrator and astute manager of men and resources, said he is confident the Governor-elect will take the state to the next level of development, having been a part of Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s development-focused administration.