Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde has approved the appointment of a number of aides who will see to the running of the office of the Deputy Governor, Barrister Abdulroheem Adebayo Lawal.
Those appointed include Barrister Ajibade Hassan Adewumi (Senior Special Assistant, Legal Matters); Mr. Nasiru Ogede Ayinde (SSA Projects); Mr. Badmus Shuaib Adesola (SSA Domestic); Kehinde Joel (SSA Online Media); Mr. Oyedeji Ahmed (SSA Public Affairs); Mr. Ajagbe Yusuff Olatunji (SSA Political); Omolere Omoetan (SSA Media) and Mr. Adebayo Wahab Adewale (SSA Administration).
The trio of Joel, Ahmed and Omoetans publish Goalpoacher, Mouthpiece and SunriseBulletin respectively. Omoetan, OYOINSIGHT.COM understands, was previously nominated into the same position by Raufu Olaniyan, Makinde’s deputy who was removed by the assembly.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the appointments were conveyed in separate letters endorsed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun.
The letter indicated that the appointments take effect from December 7, 2022.
The letter read in part: “I am delighted to inform you that the Executive Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency, Seyi Makinde, has graciously approved your appointment.
“While heartily congratulating you on your appointment, which must be seen as a call to service, His Excellency, as well as the Government, expects that you will discharge your duties with absolute loyalty, dedication and diligence.”