I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
By : Abraham Lincoln
This postulate of this sagaciously renowned personality aptly locates the essence of life and the logicality of the pursuits of man who wants to be great.
To do exactly what the postulate teaches in the Nigerian clime, one has to give all dedication to any assigned responsibilities.
One man who is no doubt in pursuit of such degree of commitment is Eleazar Olumuyiwa Ogunmilade, the Executive Chairman of Ekiti State Internal Revenue Service (EKIRS) who has, since his appointment to the position been working assiduously to push up the revenue generation of the state.
Ogunmilade, armed by a robust experience gained over several years with highly quoted local and international agencies and state owned establishment in some other states in the Nigerian Nation, he swung into actions as a well focused person.
As a man who perfectly key into the dreams and aspirations of the Governor, his boss, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, he immediately mapped out plans and strategies to generate funds into the covers of the state.
Amazingly and swiftly he hit the ground running, moving from one part of the state to the other, and persuasively, charmingly, convincingly, he was able to carry investors, business owners to buy into the developmental initiatives and drive of the Governor Fayemi led administration in terms of revenue generation.
The unique approach of the purposeful Executive Chairman has increased the internally generated revenue of the state within the short period of the reactivation of the establishment
One thing that is going for Ogunmilade and his team is his sterling quality, sincerity, straightforward attitude in handling this assigned responsibility.
It is mind-edifying and unimaginable that within this short sphere of time, he has increased the revenue of the state. This is unequivocally, a near- impossible achievements.
Ogunmilade is not resting on his oars, aside from his ability to convince almost all institutions to see paying their dues, revenue into the account of the government, he holds on tenaciously to the conviction that the people of Ekiti deserve more, and so his team is working unbelievably harder.