Ondo State Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, has told the people of the state that he will not give room to laxity during his second term in office, assuring them that his second term will bring more dividends of democracy to them.
Mimiko gave the assurance against the background of the general belief that elected public officers are less productive when re-elected, in his office in Akure during a congratulatory visit to him by traditional rulers in the state under the aegis of the Ondo State Council of Obas, led by their Chairman and Deji of Akure, Oba Adebiyi Adesida, on his victory at the Supreme court which affirmed his re-election.
The governor explained that his government embarked on reforms in the state’s public service and the local government system with a view to sanitizing the service in the best interest of the state.
He further stated that his administration accords much respect to traditional institution and priority to the welfare of traditional rulers.
Mimiko who also assured of his administration’s commitment to the overall development of the state in all sectors of its economy, thanked the royal fathers for the visit and for their support at all times.
Speaking on behalf of the traditional rulers, the Olubaka of Oka-Akoko, Oba Adebori Adeleye, congratulated the governor on his victory at the Supreme Court and also charged him to ensure that the verdict spur him to do more for the state.
Adeleye also congratulated the people of the state on the victory, which he described as well-deserved and in accordance with the wishes of God and the people.