TIMOTHY AGBOR, OSOGBO
Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Tuesday, unveiled an iconic shopping mall and multi-million naira estate in Ede, Osun State.
This came as the frontline traditional ruler disclosed that he has trained over 750,000 youths over the years and that all of them have been doing well in their respective professions.
At the commissioning of the projects, Oba Ogunwusi said the investments would usher tremendous economic prosperity to the state.
The state governor, Ademola Adeleke, officially commissioned the Ojaja More Shopping Mall and Estate which is at a stone throw to the Osun State Government Secretariat, Abeere.
Addressing the audience including traditional rulers, industrialists among other professionals, the monarch called on the state governor to seek Federal Government’s support to develop housing estate in the area because of its proximity to the state government secretariat.
The monarch said, “development that Osogbo which is the state capital and Ede is witnessing is making it difficult to know the boundaries of the communities. I want to enjoin Governor Ademola Adeleke to seek Federal Government support to develop housing estate here because of its proximity to the state government secretariat, it will be an added feather to your achievements as governor.
“I want to appreciate the youths for developing this estate. This project will attract economic development to the state. I have trained over 750,000 youths in different profession. We have initiated another project like this in Akure. I have many youths who are developing my projects across the country.”
Governor Adeleke, before cutting the tape, expressed happiness at the construction of the project saying that it was a greater joy for him that its commissioning coincided with his 100 days in office.
He said the project would transform economic outlook of the state and open up the host community.