The All Progressive Congress led Federal Government is committed to the fight against corruption and bringing about positive change in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has restated.
The president restated his commitment during his one-day official visit to Osun State to inaugurate the magnificent Osogbo High School, as part of activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the creation of Osun state.
Buhari noted that change cannot be achieved on a bed of roses, adding that the challenges facing the country require patience and perseverance and would soon become a thing of the past.
“We are determined to implement our change agenda by curbing excessive waste in government,” he said.
“We shall restore integrity to governance through the fight against corruption.
“We are determined to deliver and rescue the country from bad governance.”
The President commended Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun for providing a good learning environment for students in the state.
He said that the Osogbo High School should serve as an example to other governors in the country, stressing that the school project was part of APC’s agenda on education.
Buhari pledged that the APC government would continue to implement education policies that would be cost effective.
“The essence of the state’s creation was to bring government closer to the people and to provide good governance just like Gov. Rauf Aregbesola has done,” President Buhari said.
“Government at all levels must continue to channel their energy toward education because this is the only way we can secure the future of our children.”
Governor Aregbesola said that building the school was part of the state government’s efforts toward the development of education in the state.
He said that the 3,000-capacity school, with 72 classrooms and a multi-purpose hall among other facilities, cost the state government N1.35 billion to complete.
“We are producing the new man intellectually, morally and socially through education,” the governor said.
“We want to determine the next 15 years of the state through education because education is the path to development.’’