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14 New Commissioners Take Oath Office In Oyo .


..as Makinde appoints 14 new permanent secretaries

 By Bode Akinbode, Ibadan

 Oyo State governor, Engr Seyi Makinde on Thursday sworn in 14 Commissioners recently cleared by the State House of Assembly.

The Governor also appointed 14 new Permanent Secretaries.

The inauguration ceremony that took place at the  Executive Council Chamber of the Governor’s Office, Secretariat, Ibadan , had in attendance chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State , family members government functionaries and well-wishers

Makinde  in his address at the inauguration ceremony, charged the newly appointed Commissioners to key into the vision of his administration with a view to achieving the desired progress and the overall development of the state

“I have presented my vision for the people of Oyo State. As you take up this appointment, I believe you are keying into this vision.

“I will delegate effectively, but the buck will always stop with me. I hope that you will likewise take responsibility and not pass the buck” he said.

The State Chief Executive revealed that the  vision of his administration for  the next four years,  is to visit and reverse the negative socio- economic indices that have had a negative impact on the State over the years and to return the State to it’s pace-setting status

The newly appointed Commissioners have been assigned their portfolios as follows;   Hon Barrister Adeniyi John Farinto – (Budget & Planning) ,Mr Adeniyi Adebisi – ( Commerce )

, Hon Muyiwa Jacob Ojekunle -( Agriculture ), Prof Oyelowo Oyewo – (Justice ),Barrister Olasunkanmi Olaleye -( Establishment ),Barrister Seun Asamu – ( Energy), Mr Rahman Abiodun AbdulRaheem – (Lands)

Others are ; Chief Bayo Lawal – ( Special Duties ), Hon Funmilayo Orisadeyi – (Local Government & Chieftancy Matters ) ,Dr Bashir Bello – (Health ),Hon Wasiu Olatunbosun – ( Information ),Prof Daud Kehinde Sangodoyin -( Education ), Mr Akinola Ojo – Finance ) and Rt Hon Kehinde Ayoola – Commissioner for Environment.

Responding on behalf of the newly sworn-in Commissioners, the State Commissioner For Information Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun , expressed gratitude to the State Governor, Engr. Makinde for availing the opportunity to serve the people of the State.

Olatunbosun, a former Chairman of Ibadan North West and leader of the Unity Forum of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Abiola Ajimobi led administration,  pledged their unalloyed loyalty , support and undiluted sincerity and commitment to the success of the present administration

Earlier In  a related development, Governor Makinde charged the 14 newly appointed Permanent Secretaries in the State charged  PS to see their appointments as a huge task which they  must all live up to.

The  new PS include;Mrs Olubunmi Oni, Mr. Fatai Oladeinde, Mrs Adejoke Eyitayo, Mrs Sadiat Oloke, Mr. Joel Ajagbe, Engr Olayinka Alli, Mrs Abiola Abioye

Others are; Tpl  Ademola Ajibola, Arch. Adebowale Balogun, Dr. Mufutau Ayoola, Dr( Mrs) Mercy Popoola, Mr Akin Funmilayo, Mr Adeyanju R. A , and Mr Gafar Bello who was appointed as the new Accountant General of the State.



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