From day one, Governor Seyi Makinde has got the ball rolling in Oyo State. So far, he seems to be a governor leading by example.
As a governor, he doesn’t have any business going to a dump site and he will not be crucified for shunning it. But on Wednesday, he led his cabinet to clear waste for a whole night in Ibadan. He didn’t just attend to supervise; he was largely involved in the exercise.
The governor was quoted saying he was determined to personally lead the campaign for the complete evacuation of refuse in public places.
A night where he could just enjoy the comfort of his home or rock the social scene like most of his contemporaries, Makinde chose to spend it by clearing garbage. In the past few months, it’s even a struggle to see him in high society…