Chairmanship aspirant pledges to prioritize education, agriculture

Yanju Uwala in Abeokuta

The Chairmanship Aspirant in Ijebu Ode Local Government under the platform of All Progressives Congress(APC)  in Ogun State, Dele Alebiosu, has pledged to prioritise education and agriculture, if he emerges the chairman, expressing worries by the poor state of education and agriculture in the country,

Penpushing reports that Alebiosu while speaking with journalists also pledged to equally place importance on rural development in order to transform the local government to be more developed.

The aspirant expressed worry that the number of educated youths in the local government was low and decried the dwindling state of the agricultural and educational sectors, pointing out that the future of the country depends on robust agriculture and education system.

Penpushing further reports that, Alebiosu,on development of youths in the local government, pledged to ensure that the youths were empowered and educated through agriculture in Ijebu-Ode.

The aspirant emphasized that agriculture in  Ijebu-Ode under his chairmanship would expose the Federal government to the enormity of opportunity available in the agriculture and the need to diversify the economy.

“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”, He said.

“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.”

Penpushing also reports that Alebiosu stressed that the paradigm shift would also be extended to all the wards as he would make sure he developed all the wards as well.


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