- …….I think he has prepared for this Governorship seat…..
- Buhari describes the Senate as an impartial arm of government.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Ogun governor, Ibikunle Amosun for his performance as the number one citizen of the southwestern state.
President Buhari lauded the governor when he visited the state on Saturday to commission his legacy projects, adding that the level of infrastructure development in the state which includes; the flyovers among others has shown that Amosun had done well for himself and for the state.
The projects commissioned by the president in Abeokuta, the state’s capital included Ogun State Television (OGTV) ultramodern studio; the 250-bed multi-speciality tertiary Hospital at Oke-Mosan; Adire Mall; Judicial Complex and the 10,000-seater capacity Amphitheatre of the Abeokuta City Centre.
Amosun, a former senator has served as governor of the state for two terms. He will be leaving the government on May 29 to pave way for the new government of Dapo Abiodun.
Speaking at the judiciary complex, Buhari said the implementation of the said project showed that Governor Amosun has prepared for his exit from government.
Buhari, who described the projects otherwise called legacy projects as “first class” said such projects will last.
“I think he has prepared for this Governorship seat, he prepared himself for it, he has put infrastructure that will last.
“I congratulate you for having the foresight and saving enough resources to make sure that your footprint remains permanent, very clever person. Thank you very much.
“The infrastructure you took me through, the flyovers, the hospital and this complex [Judicial Complex], they are first class. I think you have done well for yourself and Ogun State,” the president remarked.
Speaking on Amosun’s election into the Senate to represent Ogun state central district, the president described the upper chamber of the National Assembly as an impartial arm of the government, expressing optimism that he would get a full support from Amosun in the Senate.