Mimiko's Giant Strides
Mimiko's Giant Stride in HealthUntil recently, Ondo State bore the World Bank’s tag of having the worst indices in terms of healthcare in South-West, Nigeria. One woman died every 16 minutes during childbirth and one in 10 children died before their first birthday. When women die, households are thrown into mourning, children are scattered around to live with relatives ... read more
Mimiko's Giant Stride in InfrastructureIt was a unique experience for me recently in Akure, the capital of Ondo State, when just after a few months out of town, I breezed in to find some parts of the new town either completely transformed or being transformed. My perception of what I call the new Akure may be lost to a first time visitor. For me however, this is not the Akure that I was used to as a young man growing up.
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Mimiko's Giant Strides in InfrastructureLast year, he was named, "Ikale icon of the year," by a cross section of opinion .... read more