The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun , on Monday likened his remaining two months in office to the last lap of a long – distance race .
Amosun said the remaining two months were a period for him to draw more strength from within and gather more speed towards obtaining the medal.
The governor said this while speaking with newsmen shortly after inspecting some semi -urban roads under construction in the Ogun – East Senatorial District .
He described himself as a national athlete , representing the country in long – distance races such as 500 metres , 5 , 000 metres and 18, 000 metres .
Amosun assumed office in 2011 and was re – elected in 2015 .
His eight years in government would end on May 29.
His favoured successor candidate , Adekunle Akinlade of Allied People ’ s Movement , was defeated in the March 9 governorship poll.
As part of his efforts to ensure that none of the projects initiated by his administration was abandoned , Amosun led members of his cabinet , including Permanent Secretaries to inspect the Ijebu-Imushin/ Owu – Ikija, Balogun-Kuku , Ikangba , Italapo , Degun and Oke- Aje Market roads .
“All the drainages are ready ; we are now ready for asphalting.
“ All our landmark projects , such as the 250 – bed ultramodern hospital , the Judicial Complex , the Ogun State Television Complex , Ogere
International Market , Ogun State Polytechnic, Ipokia and the Adire / Kampala Modern Market would be completed and inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari , ” Amosun said during the inspection tour .