We’re set to build greater Oyo State, says Makinde


Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, on Friday, declared the
readiness of his administration to build a greater Oyo State, noting
that his Government would continue to do things properly even if it
will take a slightly longer time to get results.
The Governor added that he would continue to run a Government that
listens to feedbacks from the citizenry and respond with appropriate
A statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, quoted
Governor Makinde as stating these at the premises of the Broadcasting
Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS), Ibadan, while commissioning the
Satellite Audio Network of the corporation’s FM Station, Oluyole FM.
The statement added that the Satellite Audio Network project was
embarked upon by the administration of Governor Makinde in August 2019
in fulfilment of the Governor’s promise to turnaround the deplorable
situation in which the administration met the historic BCOS.
In his speech, the Governor maintained that with the commissioning of
the Satellite Audio Network, the station has exited the analogue mode
and could now reach the nooks and crannies of the state and bring
feedbacks from the people, which would aid the quality of decisions by
“As I drove down for this commissioning, I could not help but think
about the importance of communication to the development of any
community. I believe if we can’t understand ourselves mutually, we can
give different interpretations to what is happening around us. Of
course, communication guarantees more feedbacks. The more feedbacks
the leadership gets, the better the quality of the decision that will
be made.
“I am sure you must have heard that yesterday, we went to the site of
the Ibadan Circular Road and issued a stop work order. This is because
we don’t want the people of Oyo State to be short changed in anyway.
You spoke and we listened. The commissioning of this Digital Satellite
Network of the Oluyole FM Station is because people spoke and we have
The Governor charged those asking for what his Government has done
since taking office not to look too far, stating that the current
administration in the State would only do things properly following
due process, even if that meant having to wait a bit longer for the
positive results it expects in terms of rebuilding the state.

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