Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, has assured the people of Akoko that the Awara water Dam will flow in the first 100 days of his government if re-elected for a second term in office.
Akeredolu disclosed to the people of the area that the consultants and engineers engaged by his administration are presently working at the Dam on rehabilitation and reticulation to ensure that the water serves the people of Akoko land.
The Awara Dam is estimated to supply 6.7million liters of potable water to the people of Ikare, Akungba, Arigidi, and other parts of Akoko land.
Akeredolu made the promise at the Cathedral Church of St. Stephen, Ikare -Akoko where he was commissioned into the Order of the Crown hood of St. Paul by the Diocese of Akokoland, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion.
The inauguration performed at St. Stephen’s Cathedral Church, Ikare-Akoko by the Diocesan Bishop, Rt. Rev’d Jacob Bada was in recognition of the governor’s unrelenting services to God and his people.
Appreciating the Diocese and the people for their unrelenting prayers and support, Governor Akeredolu stressed the need to allow continuity in the state.
The Diocesan Bishop said it found the Ondo State Governor worthy of the honor by being a worthy Ambassador of Christ in character, service, and good governance by which the Diocese noted with satisfaction the transformational development on-going in Ondo State under the able leadership of Akeredolu.
In his sermon, Bishop Bada said consequent upon keeping faith with the promises contained in the Development Agenda of Akeredolu administration with the acronym, JMPPR, the Diocese of Akoko came up with the Award of Most Performing Governor in Nigeria to encourage him to continue to honor God with his sterling performances as Governor of Ondo State.
The cleric said Governor Akeredolu has brought core values to governance with his track record and achievements in office.