“This is why our government is poised on investing on the people of the state so as to expand the economy and create more wealth.
“Our various investments in education, health, transportation, agriculture and social infrastructures are therefore directed towards achieving optimum level of human production,” he said.
He added that with less than 3 percent poverty index and least unemployment rate, coupled with the upgrade of infrastructural facilities, Osun is a fertile ground for rapid investment growth.
He noted that his past three years in office had been focused on massive and all round development of the state in every socio-economic and political sphere.
The achievements of which he said is due largely to strategic governance with some intervention on the condition of good living of the people.
He cited the examples of government’s investments on school uniforms for pupils as well as expenditures on MKO Abiola International Airport- the expenditure; which, according to him, will be recouped in five years.
In his remark, the Commissioner for Finance and Economic Planning, Wale Bolorunduro, said the state is solvent contrary to speculations about heavy indebtedness of the state being peddled by some “disgruntled elements”.
He added that Mr. Aregbesola had also recorded 60 per cent capital projects implementation index as well as tax audit of N2 billion from uncollected taxes by the immediate past administration.