Friday, 19 January 2018

Local News

Yuletide: Care For Less-Privileged, Ajimobi Charges Residents

Oyo State Governor, Senator  Abiola Ajimobi has enjoined Nigerians to shower cash and gifts on the less-privileged this festive season to enable vulnerable compatriots have a feel of Christmas celebration.

Governor Ajimobi said this in a statement made available to Newsmen in Ibadan by his Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr. Yomi Layinka and on Sunday, December 24, 2017.

He urged Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of true love and sacrifice which the life and times of Jesus Christ epitomised, and also advised Christians to use the opportunity of the season to pray for the Country’s economic turnaround and political leaders to surmount the challenges assailing the country.

““We should eschew bitterness and hatred. Let us pray for the leadership of our great country as we go into the New Year 2018. “”As a nation, we might not be where we want to be yet, but we should be thankful to God that we are not where we used to be,’’ he said.

The Governor pledged his administration’s commitment to ensuring that the State continues to set the pace in education, agriculture, infrastructure and service delivery, adding that his administration is on the path to greatness, and they would not deviate from the ongoing efforts.