The Chairman, Body of Bemchers, Chief Wole Olanipekun SAN at the weekend held the Annual Wole Olanipekun Scholarship Awards for Ekiti Students at his hometown, Ikere-Ekiti at the weekend.
Chief Olanipekun who holds the Chieftaincy title of Asiwaju of Ikere-Ekiti at the ocassion also urge the State governor, Abiodun Oyebanji, who was in attendance, to focus more on infrastructure, Education and Security.
Olanipekun in a chat with newsmen in his also appealed to those who have cases in court against the governor to sheath the sword in the interest of the State.
He explained that, though it was in their right to fight for perceived injustice, but urged them to prioritize Ekiti’s development and allow the government of Oyebanji to settle and perform for the next four years.
The legal luminary expressed his readiness to broker peace, as he described governor Oyebanji as a young man who had been extending olive branch to all, adding that the uplift of the state should be paramount to all.
Speaking on his expectation from Oyebanji’s administration, Olanipekun said that infrastructure should be given more attention, which, according to him would in turn bring industrial revolution to the state.
He told the governor to also prioritize internal security by utilizing the Amotekun Corps effectively to curb insecurity.
The legal icon was of the view that the government should be people driven and encouraged the administration to maximize the opportunity in people of letters that abound in the state.
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