[dropcap]A [/dropcap]member of the House of Representatives from Ibadan North Constituency, Hon. Abiodun Awoleye, and the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the last general elections in Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, have reiterated their commitment in ensuring rapid development in Oyo state especially, Ibadan their home town.

They urged influential individuals to invest in Nigeria rather than developing foreign countries economy at the detriment of Nigeria’s fortune.

The two politicians made the pledge during the conferment of Distinguished Fellows Award on them by the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes. The event was held at the Ibadan Civic Centre, Idi-Ape, Ibadan.

Awoleye said the award has showed that the people appreciated what he has been doing, promising to do more.

Awoleye said that the motion he moved in the Seventh Assembly led to rehabilitation of Ibadan Airport and that he is already pursuing the completion of the rehabilitation work.