The Federal Government’s Special Town Hall meeting on infrastructure, holding at the Emeritus Professor Theophilus Ogunlesi hall, Opposite UCH main gate, Queen Elizabeth Road Ibadan Oyo state, has commenced with the recitation of the National Anthem.
The Executive Governor of Oyo State Senator Abiola Ajimobi in his address said Oyo state is blessed with Arable land, which has little or no need for irrigation and has the potential to be the food basket of the Nation.
He noted that according to the National Bureau of Statistics, Oyo state is the 4th Largest Economy in Nigeria and 18th in Africa.
He also said his Government has prioritized security, infrastructure, Agriculture, Human Capital and Industrialization, which he likened to the Maslow’s Hierarchy of Need.
The Oyo State helmsman welcomed the Honourable Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Works Power and Housing SAN Babajide Raji Fashola, Minister of transportation Rotimi Ameachi and Minister of Water Resources Suleiman Hussein Adamu as well as many other dignitaries in attendance.