Ministry Staff Laud Olayato Quality Leadership Style and Unprecedented Achievements

Ministry Staff Laud Olayato Quality Leadership Style and Unprecedented Achievements

After two years in office as Commissioner, the entire Management and Staff of Ministry of Agriculture and forestry have described the tenure of the outgone commissioner, Hon Olayato Aribo as one that will be difficult to forget in a hurry in terms of quality leadership style under his watch.

The staffers of the Ministry poured encomium on the former commissioner of the biggest Ministry in Ondo State during his sent forth program on Friday, 26th of January.

Hon.Olayato Aribo was celebrated for what he was able to achieve during his 2 years in office, which were described by many as unprecedented positive turnaround in the Agriculture and Forestry sectors of the economy.

In his remarks, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (Agriculture Sector), Mr Edward Tubosun Ogunmola, said after a decade in darkness, Hon. Aribo facilitated the reconnection of electricity supply to the Ministry.

He also described him as an unbiased Commissioner while in office, stressing that he believes so much in the ability and capability of civil servants in the Ministry.

The Permanent Secretary added that the Livestock Productivity and Resilience Support (L-PRES) Project became activated due to the quality leadership styles displayed by Hon. Olayato.

Similarly, the Permanent Secretary, Forestry and Produce sector of the Ministry, Mr Oluwagbenga Akingbasote, mni described the former Commissioner as a God-fearing boss who will never compromise anything, adding that such attitude also manifests in his way of life.

Mr Akingbasote further described the former Commissioner as a visionary leader and a highly innovative personality who always plan ahead, noting that the legacies he left behind will continue to speak volumes after him.

Responding, the celebrant, Hon. Olayato Aribo appreciated the management and the entire workforce of the Ministry for celebrating him after his meritorious service to the people of the State.

He said: “Today marks a bitter and sweet moment for me as I stand before you to bid farewell to a chapter that has been an integral part of my life.

” As I leave the position of Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry in Ondo State, I am filled with a myriad of emotions, gratitude, nostalgia, and anticipation for the next phase of my journey” he said.

The former Commissioner added that the Ministry has sown seeds of progress and innovation in the Agricultural landscape of the State, through modernized farming practices to promote sustainable forest management.

At the end of the program, a gift was presented to the former commissioner while group photographs with the staff of the ministry were taken.

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