Great leadership usually starts with a willing heart, a positive attitude, and a desire to make a difference. In Oyo State, Governor Makinde has been able to set a lot of pace in Nigeria political history. Truly, leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work. Good thinking they say heralds good products, we do not argue to invalidate what you know is real.
Governor Makinde has shown to the world that
management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. He has proven beyond every reasonable doubt that he is an exemplary role model to the younger generation, not leaving out everyone else seeking to have a rewarding career in public service.
His deputy, Barrister Bayo Lawal who many has described as perfect administrator is a good asset for the good people of Oyo State.
It is not common for a sitting governor to transmit power to the deputy. Governor Makinde who has embarked on annual leave, so much believe in the capacity of his deputy.
Ever since Barrister Bayo Lawal came on board as the deputy governor of Oyo State, his leadership has meant so much to the state. Largely, he has shown that he is a leader of high ethics and appreciable moral standards.
Barrister Bayo Lawal’s effervescence and dexterity in governance remain unparalleled, as a servant leader whose pedigree and profile capture a meritorious life and cognate experience in both the private and public sectors.
The residents of the state admire a vigorous and resourceful leader in the state who continues to make giant strides in governance and value being added across the zones in the state. While in acting capacity, Barrister Bayo Lawal will add more to the scorecard in governance which is glaringly etched on infrastructure, education, agriculture, health, security and other administrative enclaves.
Barrister Lawal’s epitome of excellence in service; a staunch believer in quality delivery and human capacity development will of great contribution to the growth and development of Oyo State.
The governor has set another modest legacy, with this and many more pace he has set, make the state as the greatest among equals in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Governor Makinde has exhibited uncommon wisdom, remarkable vision and exemplary leadership. This has shown with his demonstrated total commitment to making life meaningful for the people of Oyo State.
It takes the pacesetter to identify a trailblazer, Gov Seyi we know!
Honourable (Barrister) Rita Orji is the national coordinator, Dynamic Team For Makinde’s Second Term