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Why 'GSM' deserves second term - ITREALMS

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Governor Seyi Makinde (GSM) of Oyo State has undoubtedly left an indelible mark on the state since assuming office on May 29th, 2019. 
Why Gov. Seyi Makinde (GSM) deserves second term - ITREALMS
His first term in office has been marked by remarkable achievements and progress in various sectors, including education, healthcare, agriculture, infrastructure, and security, among others.

Governor Makinde's administration has prioritized education, which is evident in the massive investments made towards upgrading infrastructure and improving the quality of education in the state. Over 1,500 schools across the state have been renovated, and the government has also provided learning materials to pupils and students, as well as training programs for teachers.

In the healthcare sector, Governor Makinde has also made tremendous strides in improving the quality and accessibility of healthcare in the state. The government has constructed and upgraded healthcare facilities across the state, provided free medical services, and enhanced the capacity of healthcare workers through training and welfare packages.

In the agricultural sector, the Makinde-led administration has made significant investments in boosting agricultural production and creating job opportunities for youths. The state government has distributed seedlings, fertilizers, and other farming inputs to farmers, as well as provided training and financial support to small-scale farmers and agribusinesses.

Infrastructure development has also been a priority for Governor Makinde. The government has embarked on a massive road construction and rehabilitation project, including the rehabilitation of different roads, and many others. The government has also constructed bridges, public buildings, and other critical infrastructure.

Security has been a major challenge in many parts of Nigeria, and Oyo State is no exception. Governor Makinde has tackled this issue head-on by investing in security infrastructure and providing logistics support to security agencies. The government has also launched the Amotekun security outfit to complement the efforts of other security agencies in the state.

Furthermore, Governor Makinde has shown exceptional leadership and governance skills, which have earned him the respect and admiration of many. He has demonstrated a commitment to transparency, accountability, and good governance, which has helped to restore confidence in the government and promote investor confidence in the state.

The Makinde-led administration has also prioritized youth empowerment and job creation, which has helped to reduce youth unemployment and promote entrepreneurship in the state. The government has launched various initiatives which has provided employment opportunities for thousands of youths in the state.

In the area of gender equality, Governor Makinde has also made significant strides in promoting gender equity and women's rights. The government has launched several programs to promote women's empowerment, including the Oyo State Women's Empowerment Fund and the Oyo State Women in Agriculture Program.

Finally, Governor Makinde's commitment to promoting unity and peaceful coexistence among the diverse ethnic and religious groups in the state has helped to maintain peace and stability in the state. His efforts to promote dialogue, understanding, and cooperation have helped to reduce tension and prevent conflicts in the state.

*Contributed by Wole Adedoyin

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