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Ondo auto rally kicks off
  • Oct 21, 2018
  • | hannah iwakun

Following the success recorded at the 2017 inaugural Ondo Auto Rally , the organizers of the Auto Rally in collaboration with Ondo State Development and Investment Promotion Agency ( ONDIPA) are set to begin the 2018 edition of the rally .

In a statement issued in Akure , the Ondo State capital, the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation , Mr. Yemi Olowolabi said the Auto Rally is one of the efforts by the State government to promote tourism activities in the state , adding that the event would attracted more tourists to the State since it has become an annual programme.
He also added that the Rally would be beneficial to the State and the people in terms of job creation, stressing that it would also boost the economic activities of the state, particularly in Akure the State capital and2018 Ondo auto rally begins
 ondoevents    3 days ago 0 1 minute read

Following the success recorded at the 2017 inaugural Ondo Auto Rally , the organizers of the Auto Rally in collaboration with Ondo State Development and Investment Promotion Agency ( ONDIPA) are set to begin the 2018 edition of the rally .

In a statement issued in Akure , the Ondo State capital, the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation , Mr. Yemi Olowolabi said the Auto Rally is one of the efforts by the State government to promote tourism activities in the state , adding that the event would attracted more tourists to the State since it has become an annual programme.
He also added that the Rally would be beneficial to the State and the people in terms of job creation, stressing that it would also boost the economic activities of the state, particularly in Akure the State capital and Ilara-Mokin, where the programme would take place.
According to him ” There would be in flow of tourists and spectators into the state, hotels will be booked and those selling drinks and food will be patronised” he said.
The Information and Orientation Commissioner, stated that the rally will begin at Smokin Hills, Ilara-Mokin on Friday 16th November, 2018, where there will be bonfire night, cultural troupe and entertainment at the Smokin Hills Golf Resort and on Saturday 17th November, 2018 the Auto Rally will kick start from the Governor’s Office, en route Government House,Obafemi Awolowo Avenue , Alagbaka, Akure by 10am.
Presentation of awards to the participants and entertainment guests would follow at Gani Fawehinmi Arcade by 4pm.
Olowolabi therefore, enjoined the people of the State to come out to witness the second edition of the programme and also urged them to cooperate with the organisers so that success would be recorded like the first edition.

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Ondo auto rally kicks off
  • Oct 21, 2018
  • | hannah iwakun

Following the success recorded at the 2017 inaugural Ondo Auto Rally , the organizers of the Auto Rally in collaboration with Ondo State Development and Investment Promotion Agency ( ONDIPA) are set to begin the 2018 edition of the rally .

In a statement issued in Akure , the Ondo State capital, the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation , Mr. Yemi Olowolabi said the Auto Rally is one of the efforts by the State government to promote tourism activities in the state , adding that the event would attracted more tourists to the State since it has become an annual programme.
He also added that the Rally would be beneficial to the State and the people in terms of job creation, stressing that it would also boost the economic activities of the state, particularly in Akure the State capital and2018 Ondo auto rally begins
 ondoevents    3 days ago 0 1 minute read

Following the success recorded at the 2017 inaugural Ondo Auto Rally , the organizers of the Auto Rally in collaboration with Ondo State Development and Investment Promotion Agency ( ONDIPA) are set to begin the 2018 edition of the rally .

In a statement issued in Akure , the Ondo State capital, the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation , Mr. Yemi Olowolabi said the Auto Rally is one of the efforts by the State government to promote tourism activities in the state , adding that the event would attracted more tourists to the State since it has become an annual programme.
He also added that the Rally would be beneficial to the State and the people in terms of job creation, stressing that it would also boost the economic activities of the state, particularly in Akure the State capital and Ilara-Mokin, where the programme would take place.
According to him ” There would be in flow of tourists and spectators into the state, hotels will be booked and those selling drinks and food will be patronised” he said.
The Information and Orientation Commissioner, stated that the rally will begin at Smokin Hills, Ilara-Mokin on Friday 16th November, 2018, where there will be bonfire night, cultural troupe and entertainment at the Smokin Hills Golf Resort and on Saturday 17th November, 2018 the Auto Rally will kick start from the Governor’s Office, en route Government House,Obafemi Awolowo Avenue , Alagbaka, Akure by 10am.
Presentation of awards to the participants and entertainment guests would follow at Gani Fawehinmi Arcade by 4pm.
Olowolabi therefore, enjoined the people of the State to come out to witness the second edition of the programme and also urged them to cooperate with the organisers so that success would be recorded like the first edition.

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Ooni Of Ife Unveils New Queen
  • Oct 20, 2018
  • | hannah iwakun

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has found a new wife in Shilekunola, Moronke, Naomi following his crashed marriage to Olori Wuraola.

Recall that the 17 months old marriage of the Ooni and his beautiful wife Olori Wuraola crashed.

The Ooni released a statement on his Twitter handle announcing his new found love, along with photos of his new queen.

Bearing this, the Ojaja II announced the arrival of his new queen to his palace thus:

“I waited patiently upon the Almighty the King of kings, he eventually did it in the midst of many trials. Shilekunola, Moronke, Naomi; the greatest Arsenal you can apply on this highly revered throne with many rules and regulations in the midst of undiluted tradition, heritage and culture is the “Fear Of God In You”, which is the beginning of your wisdom on this throne of Oduduwa. You are welcome home my beautiful and adorable queen. #OoniOfIfe #Otisese”

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Ondo Assembly dissolves LG caretaker committees
  • Oct 20, 2018
  • | hannah iwakun

The Ondo State House of Assembly has dissolved the 18 Local Government Caretaker Committee Chairmen in the state.

The dissolution came into effect on Thursday at the plenary of members of the Assembly in Akure.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the lawmakers had, on April 18, granted another six-month tenure extension to the 18 caretaker committees.


The Deputy Majority Leader of the House, Mr. Oluwasegun Ajimotokin, representing Irele State Constituency, moved the motion for the dissolution of the caretaker committees.

Ajimotokin noted that the tenure of the caretaker chairmen had earlier been elongated for six months, which lapsed on October 17.

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Gov. Akeredolu advocates national consciousness against ethnic, tribal sentiments
  • Oct 18, 2018
  • | Favour Afolayan

The Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu ,SAN, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of national consciousness to demonstrate the patriotic zeal needed to pull Nigeria from the current ethno-tribal agitations facing the country.

Delivering the 2018 Distinguished Guest Lecture at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Governor Akeredolu advocated a national framework that will encourage states to look inwards for their survival thereby making them explore their respective potentials for development.

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Comparative
Advantage

Ondo state has comparative advantage with respect to some value chains due to the state's natural resources endowments.

Tourism

Ondo State’s majestic scenery makes it an ideal location for movie production.

ICT

Universities of national and international repute with growing ICT and innovation programs

Agriculture

Ondo state is the largest cocoa producer in Nigeria responsible for over 40% all cocoa export in Nigeria.

Oil and Gas

The State reserve of crude oil is believed to be in the region of 4 billion barrels combined.

Energy

Its potential for renewable and non renewable power generation has been left relatively untapped.

Logistics

Tremendous growth prospects opens up opportunity in the transport and logistics industry

Manufacturing

The State is known as a major source of timber for construction and furniture making in Nigeria.

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Ondo State is a state in Nigeria created on 3 February 1976 from the former Western State. It originally included what is now Ekiti State, which was split off in 1996. Akure is the state capital.

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