The development and peace of the State of Osun, welfare and well-being of its people will remain the focused agenda of the Rauf Aregebesola government in spite of the challenges of revenue confronting Nigeria.
This was the central theme of the message of the Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Friday on the occasion of the eid-il-fitr celebration as he tasked Muslims in Osun, Nigeria and the world in general on the responsibility on them to champion love and peaceful co-existence.
The governor, in a message by the Director, Bureau of Communication and Strategy, Office of the Governor, Semiu Okanlawon, said that the government is poised to utilise the lessons of the national revenue crisis as a springboard to intensify the efforts to develop the natural potentials of the state to build a state that would be the envy of all.
While regretting the slowed down developmental trend forced on the state by the downturn in national economy, Aregbesola also commended the entire workers and pensioners in the state for their unrivaled endurance and resilience in the face of hardship caused by delay in payment of salaries.
The Governor also promised that it will never renege on its pledge to ensure comfortable living for whoever sets his feet on the territory of Osun, saying the the current challenge is temporary.
Quoting from Holy Qur’an Chapter 94 verse 6, which says: “So, verily, with every difficulty, there is relief,” Aregbesola said, “It is the promise of Allah to His creatures that no matter the magnitude of hardship that comes their way, He (Allah) will unfailingly end it with comfort.
“After hardship comes ease. After problem, solution. So, no matter how hard a situation may appear, they will surely come succour from God.
“I want our people, workers, traders, artisans, professional groups and others to know that ease, happiness, joy, …Read More
Source:: New Mail