By Temitope Adedeji
The Governor- elect of Ondo State Rotimi Akeredolu has set up a 21-member transition committee headed by the former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Funso Kupolokun, ahead of the February 2017 inauguration.
According to the information obtained by WESTERN POST in Akure, the state capital on Tuesday, Mr. Jones
Ogunmusire will be the Secretary of the committee, which comprises the chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state
Other members are: Yele Omogunwa,a serving senator representing Ondo South, Tunji Abayomi, Karina Tuyan, Niyi Adegbonmire, K.B Sheba, Tunde Moneyin, Akin Aruwajoye, Ajose Kudehinbu, Boye Oyewunmi, Kole Oluwajana, Bishop Adeyemi, Ife Iji, Adewale Gbakinro, Olotu James, Gbenga Olaniyi Omowunmi Isaac, Jibayo
Adeyeye, Victor Olabimtan and Tunji Ariyomo.
Meanwhile, inauguration ceremonies committees, headed by Jamiu Ekungba and Jibayo Adeyeye as Chairman and Secretary respectively, have also been setup.
The name of the committees and some of their members are as follows:
Protocol – Victor Olabimtan, Kunle Adebayo, Saka Yusuf. Venue And Infrastructure – Lincoln Afolabi Ojo,
Babajide Akeredolu, Odunayo Odimayo. Mobilization – Ade Adetimehin, Ifedayo Abegunde, Diran Iyantan.
Media And Publicity- Yemi Olowolabi, Omo’ba Abayomi Adesanya, Allen Sowore. Entertainment- Lola Fagbemi, Rasheed Badmus, David Agbede. Security- Olu Apata, Gbenga Atiba, Jacob Adebo. Medical- Ayodele Oluwasegun, Adelusi Obe, Rotimi Wilson.
The committees are saddled with the responsibility of organizing a hitch-free inauguration of the new government by February 24, 2017.
“Some of these members would also see to the swearing in ceremony and preparation of a comprehensive list of all government assets and liabilities that would be inherited from the outgoing administration in the state”.