Fayemi Restates Commitment To Ekiti Economic Development

June 7, 2012

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has restated the commitment of his administration to the economic development of the State.

Speaking in Ado Ekiti while receiving the report of  the state’s  Economic Management Team headed by the Deputy Governor, Mrs Funmi Olayinka, the Governor commended the team for turning in the first report on the economic activities of the State, tailored towards making poverty history in the State despite the meagre resources accrue to it.

Fayemi who stressed that his administration was already making giant strides in key economic sectors of the state, especially agriculture, infrastructure, human capital development and education, expressed optimism that other issues bordering on the administration have been addressed in the report.

He assured that the Executive Council would deliberate extensively on the report in order to consolidate areas which the administration has made progress and also give adequate attention to areas where there are still gaps.

Earlier in her speech, the Chairperson  of the Committee and Deputy Governor the state, Mrs Olayinka said the report contained issues that required urgent attention hence the involvement of ministries, department and agencies of government in facilitating speedy implementation of all recommendations in the report, especially the Office of Transformation, Strategy and Delivery which would help track the implementation process.

Mrs Olayinka  added that the team would be more resolute in its future assignments and work towards consolidating on the present achievements of the Fayemi-led administration and widen the horizon of its activities to better the lots of the people.

It would be recalled that the 20-man Economic Management Team was inaugurated by the Governor on 26th October 2011 to coordinate government economic programme; serve as the think tank for government on economic matters; proffer solutions that would tackle unemployment, and set the pace for accelerated economic reforms.

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