Ogun state governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Otunba Rotimi Paseda at the weekend expressed his intentions to transform Ogun state to a real mega city, stressing that the state deserves better than what its getting in the present administration.
While speaking on his plans for the state come 2019, Paseda disclosed that his administration would focus on three main sectors – Education, health and economy.
According to him, education, especially primary education is one of the key factors which can boost the economy in the state.
“As long as education is free and parents don’t have to pay for their children’s school fees, such money can be annex on their businesses”, he said.
Further speaking, Paseda said: “ The economy is driven by Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs). First, we will look at education and then look at ways to support entrepreneurs. Also, the ease of doing business will be addressed”.
Speaking at Ogun West end of the year party in Atan, Ota, Ogun State which was massively attended by youths, the governorship candidate disclosed that his administration would provide free recreation centres across the three senatorial districts of the state.
“There will be recreation gardens for fun seekers to visit which will reduce the mad rush to Lagos and improve on the IGR of the state”, he said.
He also disclosed that his administration would provide a minimum of 3,000 Megawatts of power within four years. According to him, the availability of electricity would enhance productivity of Lagosians, especially artisans.
Meanwhile, his running mate, Okanlomo Musiliu Akinogun pointed out that their administration would be an inclusive one, adding that women will be well represented.