By Victor Ahiuma-Young
BENIN CITYâ€”AS Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State, yesterday, marked his first year in office, Edo State Governor, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, has sent a message of felicitation and commendation to him, sayingÂ Â â€œit is also gratifying that your assumption of office has brought our two states closer as centres of people-driven governance,â€
A statement by Oshiomholeâ€™s Chief Press Secretary, CPS, Mr.Peter Okhiria, noted that theÂ Governor in a congratulatory message said â€œlike other Nigerians watching from outside, I have seen a new lease of life for the people of Ondo State over the last one year due to radical improvements in the quality of governance.Â It is also gratifying that your assumption of office has brought our two states closer as centres of people-driven governance.
Above all, it has strengthened the Progressive Movement nationally and enhanced its capacity to positively affect the direction of the polity”.
â€œAs you settle down to the next three years, I wish you greater and qualitative advances in your efforts to re-position Ondo State.
“I am assuring you of the continuing solidarity of the people and government of Edo State. Please accept the renewed assurances of my highest esteem and convey my best wishes to the government and good people of Ondo State”, he added.