Ekiti state deputy governor and candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the July 14, 2018 governorship election, Pro. Kolapo Olusola, has promised to revamp the state’s hospitals if voted into office.
Promising to sustain Fayose’s Urban renewal efforts, especially in Ado-Ekiti, the capital, Olusola, in a parley with journalists also lamented low level of electricity supply in Ekiti, saying “the situation is not encouraging.”
Olusola who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), explained his experience as the as the number two man of the state in the last three and a half years will help him to transform the state.
He said the state has witnessed tremendous development under the Fayose-led administration and will continue the good works if given the opportunity to govern the state.
Olusola had emerged the PDP governorship candidate in the party’s primary held on May 8, 2018, beating the former national publicity secretary of the party, Prince Adedayo Adeyeye to the ticket.
Addressing journalists yesterday in Ado Ekiti, the state capital on his agenda for the state, the deputy governor said the programme designed to turn around the fortune of Ekiti people covered every segment of the state economy.
The agenda, according to him, included security, health, social welfare, infrastructural development, agriculture and tourism.
“My agenda for Ekiti people is continuty and cannot be removed from continuity. I have input in the programmes and policies being run by the present PDP government in the state. We shall improve on it.
” Our vision is to have a secure environment and provide adequate security for our people and their property. The issue of security is central to the agenda of our government for the protection of all other projects put in place by the government “.
He said human capital development will also be the thrust of his government with training and retraining of workers to enhanced their productivity.
Olusola disclosed that the stomach infrastructure of the present government will also be sustained to cater for the poor, the less privileged and persons with disabilities in its social security agenda.
He said heath centres across the state especially in the rural areas will be upgraded and equipped with modern equipment.
The deputy governor revealed that the five technical colleges in the state are being overhauled to in terms of structure and curriculum.
“Teachers and students in all public schools in the state will be introduced to e-learning to acquaint them with ICT”.