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The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has promised to rehabilitate the state General Hospital, Isara, and provide it with modern medical equipment to meet the health needs of the people in the environment.
The governor gave the assurance to the people of Ode-Remo and its environs while commissioning of theultra-modern palace of Alaye Ode-Remo, Museum and a recreational Parkat Ode-Remo, Remo North Local Government Area of the State.
He also assured that his administration would not short change any part of the state.
Abiodun further appreciated traditional rulers for ensuring peace at their various domains, saying, they have ensured that good governance not only prevail in the Local Governments, but also in the state.
He said, “I appreciate traditional rulers’ roles in governance at the state andlocal levels. They have a lot to play in community policing, as they are the closest to the people.”
The governor however described the new palace as a master piece.
He added that the museum would act as the repository of artefacts for generations yetunborn, to know the customs of the town and the recreational centre.
The Governor who lauded the donor, Chief Adetola Emmanuel King for hissense of Corporate Social Responsibility, said his gesture was in line with his administration’s Public Private Partnership policy.
He also urged all sons and daughters of Ode Remo to emulate him by embarking onprojects that would bring development and enhance the well-being of the people.
Speaking, the Akarigbo of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Ajayi, said the occasion was a trail moment for the people, appreciating those who made the projects a reality.
In his speech, the Alaye of Ode- Remo, Oba Adetunji Osho, recalled that in the history of the town, since its establishment in 1450, 20Obas have reigned without a befitting palace and this had led to loss of valuable artefacts.