Governor Seyi Makinde took the oath of office alongside his deputy, Alhaji Rauf Olaniyan, on Wednesday with a declaration that the state could not pay the N30,000 minimum wage because of its lean resources.
He, however, scrapped the N3,000 tuition per pupil in the state secondary schools.
Makinde also promised to donate his salary to the state’s “suffering pensioners.”
The governor, who admitted that the greatest challenge confronting the state was poverty, promised to tackle it with investment in agriculture. Read more