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Makinde announces fresh cabinet appointment

Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has made fresh appointments to his cabinet.


The appointments were confirmed in a letter signed and issued on Thursday, July 20, by his Chief of Staff, Segun Ogunwuyi, according to the News Agency of Nigeria.


The letter revealed that Makinde re-appointed Fatai Owoseni as Special Adviser on Security Matters.


Owoseni is a former commissioner of police in Lagos State.


The governor also re-appointed a former chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo State chapter, Comrade Bayo Titilola-Sodo, as Special Adviser on Labour Matters.


This is as he re-appointed a retired Assistant Comptroller of Immigration, Segun Adegoke, as the Special Adviser on Homeland Security.


Governor Makinde equally announced the appointment of the immediate past Commissioner for Trades and Commerce, Chief Bayo Lawal, as Senior Executive Assistant on General Duties.


Other appointments approved by the Governor include Olatilewa Folami, Director-General of Oyo State Investment and Public Private Partnership; Elias Adeojo, Chairman of the Water Corporation of Oyo State; and Olufemi Awakan, Chairman of the Oyo State Board of Internal Revenue.


Makinde also approved the appointment of Dr. Debo Akande as Executive Adviser, Agribusiness, International Cooperation and Development, and Director-General, Oyo State Agribusiness Development Agency.


The governor charged the new appointees to see their appointments as a further call to service. He enjoined the appointees to discharge their duties with dedication and absolute loyalty to the state.


Makinde concluded that the appointments have immediate effect.


Makinde had on Wednesday, May 31, named Miss Ololade Ajibola as the Senior Special Assistant (Special Duties) and Alhaji Akeem Azeez as Personal Assistant 1.


The governor also announced Mr. Samson Adejumo as Personal Assistant 2 and Mr. Isah Kabir as Principal Secretary.

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