…Promises Positive impact on State
Ekiti State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Rt Hon Oladapo Karounwi has today assumed office with a promise to positively impact on the people of the state in the new office.
Addressing the Permanent Secretary and other top management staff of the Ministry on assumption, Rt. Hon Karounwi who was accompanied by the State Commissioner for Information, Rt Hon Taiwo Olatunbosun, his counterpart in the Ministry of Local Government, Chief Folorunsho Oladapo and the Special Adviser, Gender Empowerment and Mobilisation, Chief (Mrs) Kemi Olaleye pledged to bring his wealth of experience as a town planner to play towards achieving success in his assignment.
Noting that Governor Oyebanji and the people of Ekiti would expect to see the impact of having a core professional in charge of the ministry, the Commissioner pledged to leave no stone unturned towards achieving optimal output.
In his remarks, the Permanent Secretary, Engr. Johnson Oluwole Adeola who spoke on behalf of staff of Ministry, expressed happiness that for the first time in the history of the state, a professional was appointed to man the department.
Stressing that the sector never had it so good, the Permanent Secretary however noted that there would be a lot of pressure on the commissioner as people would expect remarkably improved performance.
He prayed that God would give him the grace and wisdom to excel.