Engr. Seyi Makinde Speaks on the Need to Tackle Poverty & Inequality in Oyo State
Speaking to a cross section(s) of Oyo State citizens and residents last weekend in Ibadan, Engr. Seyi Makinde, a governorship aspirant, said the future of the state is in the youngsters and that the younger generation is the pillar of Oyo state.
April 7, 2014 (Newswire.com) - Speaking to a cross section(s) of Oyo State citizens and residents last weekend in Ibadan, Engr. Seyi Makinde, a governorship aspirant, said the future of the state is in the youngsters and that the younger generation is the pillar of Oyo state. He called on them to shun being used as tools of violence by undesirable elements who want to destroy their dreams and damage our dearly beloved state for their own selfish means interest.
He said the gap between the rich and poor was the defining challenge of our time. He claimed the standard of living is sky rocketing due to inflation.
In addition, Lack of robust infrastructure such of good roads, telecommunications, power, and Information Technology facilities have made it hard for Oyo State people to prosper. Therefore, as Infrastructure is key to building a society that can overcome poverty in a sustainable manner.
Engr. Makinde vowed to tackle poverty and inequality within the communities. He promised to work with Federal Government of Nigeria, NGO's and other Charity Organisations to give Oyo State citizens a chance to get quality Infrastructure facilities and escape a life of poverty.
When you help others you help yourself. He says the bond he has with the state is like the bond between mother and her child which cannot be separated. He said is committed to supporting hardworking Oyo State people. He promised to help the younger generation to fulfil their potential to become leaders of tomorrow.
Engr Makinde told the group of people that he sees philanthropy and politics as windows of opportunity to give back to the community the lost hope and improve the standard of living of the people. He then called on the people of Oyo state and the younger generation to choose the democratic and progressive path to build the state together and shun violence as it will destroy the state and lead to set back.
Engr. Seyi promised to boost the economy by creating 100000 professional and business services jobs in all the 33 local government council in Oyo State.
He promised to set up a committee that will look into the issue of infrastructural development in Oyo State and provide a lasting solution to this problem in order to bring prosperity to the Oyo State citizens.
He also spoke on how he will equip young people with the skills such as IT apprenticeship, business entrepreneurship needs to succeed in the global marketplace. The project initiative is aimed at plugging the gap between skilled and unskilled people which would be of great benefit to the whole community.
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