Ijare Community Tasks Akeredolu On Projects Allocation, Appointments

Akeredolu and Olujare of Ijare


The people of Ijare community in Ifedore Local Government area of Ondo State have decried their neglect and marginalization in projects allocation, projects execution, appointment  into public offices and other scheme of things in the state.
They made the passionate appeal to the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, while on a  courtesy  visit to the Governor at the Presidential Lodge of the Government House  Alagbaka, Akure.
Society Premium reports that the community delegation was led by the traditional ruler of  of the town, the Olujare of Ijare, His Royal Majesty, Oba Adebamigbe Oluwagbemigun, and Engineer Akin Odumakin.
The community lamented the deplorable condition of link roads to Ijare community particularly the Orita-Obele-Akure/Ijare road, Ijare to Ikere and the farm to market road (Eti/Ajagboto, Ijare, Araromi to Agamo) in the community.
Engineer Akin Odumakin who spoke on behalf of the people rolled out the areas of marginalization which includes: non appointment of natives of Ijare community into key positions in the state; lack of access roads and other social amenities in spite of their voting strength in Ijare town to successive government  in the state.
The Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu  while reacting pleaded with the people of the community, saying the lopsidedness in appointments preceded his administration but however promised to consider their request as appropriate .
In his words, “In the Civil Service, we are trying to make sure we consider merit – putting round pegs in round holes. If any of your sons and daughters are qualified they don’t need to know me before they are considered. That’s me. The Civil Servants have careers and I don’t feel we should just terminate it because of our four years.
“In political appointments, we consider a lot of factors and try to balance, but I can assure you whatever we can do to correct the present situation will be done “, Akeredolu  noted.
Other members of the delegation are: High Chief (Mrs) Florence Aladesanmi, Dr E. A.  Falodi, Dr Oladutire Deji, Engineer Alex Oladimeji and High Chief Wemimo Olaniran.

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