Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, CON, has reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to actualising a Deep Sea port in the state.
The Governor said there is no going back on the actualisation of the lofty project.
Governor Akeredolu emphasised that the Deep Sea port is essential for the economic development of the Sunshine State.
The Governor spoke on Friday during a Stakeholders’ meeting with members of the National Assembly from Ondo State.
At the meeting were: Senator representing Ondo North, Senator Jide Ipinsagba; Members of the House of Representatives representing Owo/Ose, Hon. Timehin Adelegbe; Ilaje/Ese-Odo, Hon. Donald Ojogo, Idanre/Ifedore, Hon. Festus Akingbaso; Okitipupa/Irele, Hon. Jimi Odimayo and Akoko South West/South East, Hon. Gboyega Adefarati.
Governor Akeredolu urged the federal lawmakers to collaborate and support the state’s endeavor to establish a Deep Sea port.
He assured that his administration would persist until a solid foundation is established for the Port Ondo.
The Governor also enjoined the federal lawmakers to work together across party lines, adding that they should always pursue the good of the people and the State.
In response, Senator Ipinsagba, on behalf of the National Assembly members, assured the Governor of the support of Ondo NASS Caucus.
He also expressed gratitude for the Governor’s safe return and offered prayers for his continued protection and well-being.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor
September 9, 2023.