The newly appointed Ondo State Commissioner for Water Resources, Yetunde Adeyanju, has assumed duty.
It would be recalled that Ondo State Governor,, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, had allocated portfolios to commissioners and special advisers that were sworn-in last Monday, while he announced their portfolios during the state executive council meeting held on Wednesday in Akure, the state capital.
Adeyanju while speaking, restated her commitment to provision of hygienic water supply to both rural and urban areas of the state.
“We are committed to providing hygienic water to not less than 70 percent of the population of the state before the end of Akeredolu led government.”
“We have build an outstanding working relationship during my first appointment as commissioner and I expect that to continue to further transform and develop the ministry for the betterment of the citizens, we work as a united family.”
She expressed confidence in the staff, describing them as thorough-bred technocrats and dedicated officials full of love and enthusiasms to work.
She pledged to focus on provision of water, both in the rural and urban areas, promising that not less than 70 percent of the people would have access to potable water before the end of this dispensation.
The Commissioner who appreciated Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, for the confidence reposed on her to serve, said she could not afford to disappoint him, hence the resolve to hit the ground running as soon as possible.
Adeyanju reaffirmed that the Owo/Ose Dam, Awara Dam, Owena Multipurpose Dam and the Owena Ondo Road Dam, would be completed before the end of this administration.
She stated that the four dams would form parts of the success story of Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu in the Ministry of Water Resources in the state.
She affirmed that Kamomi Aketi projects would be reactivated and every local government in the state would feel the impact of the project.
She assured that the Minister would soon begin to make meaningful impacts on the lives of the people and solicited the understanding and support of the people of the state.