Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Monday swore in his son, Babajide as the Director-General, Performance and Project Implementation Monitoring Unit (PPIMU) as well as 14 commissioners into the State Executive Council.
The governor also inaugurated seven Special Advisers.
The new commissioners are; Mrs Bamidele Ademola Olateju – Akoko South East; Otunba Adefarati Adegboyega – Akoko South West; Rt. Hon. Fatai Olotu- Akoko North East; Dr. Julianah Oshadahun – Akoko North West; Otunba Dele Ologun -Akure North; Mr. Sunday Adekunle – Idanre and Mr. Razak Obe -Ifedore.
Others are, Dr. Banji Awolowo Ajaka- Ilaje;. Pastor Emmanuel Igbasan – Irele; Mrs Yetunde Adeyanju- Odigbo; Mr. Femi Agagu – Okitipupa; Mr. Akinlosotu Adewale- Ondo East; Deaconess. Lola Fagbemi- Ondo West and Chief Olayato Aribo- Ose.
The Special Advisers include, Dr Victor Ategbole; Dr. (Mrs) Wunmi Ilawole; Mr. Tobi Ogunleye; Dr. Jibayo Adeyeye; Mrs Olamide Falana; Dr. Francis Adedayo Faduyile and Mr. Niyi Oseni.
The governor, while charging the newly sworn-in cabinet members to show leadership in whatever positions they find themselves, asked them to shun acts that stands at variance with the expectations of the people.
Akeredolu, who congratulated the appointees for being found worthy of the appointment, reassured the people that his administration is committed and focused to fulfill its pledges.
The governor also assured civil servants in the state that they would smile home this Christmas as the government would pay substantial amount of salaries.
He stressed that his administration is determined to remain focused and resolute on the chosen path, even as it proceeds on the political journey towards the fulfilment of its pledges to the people of the state.
Akeredolu revealed that his administration has been engaging members of the young generation on whose tender shoulders the future of the country rests.