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, 2023, by his Chief of Staff, Segun Ogunwuyi.
The letter revealed that Makinde re-appointed Fatai Owoseni as Special Adviser on Security matters. Naija News understands that Owoseni is a former commissioner of police in Lagos state.
The governor also re-appointed a former chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), 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, Naija News understands.
Other appointments approved by the Governor include Olatilewa Folami – Director-General of Oyo State Investment and Public Private Partnership (OYSIPA); Elias Adeojo- Chairman of Water Corporation of Oyo State and Olufemi Awakan- Chairman, of Oyo State Board of Internal Revenue.
Makinde also approved the appointment of Dr Debo Akande as Executive Adviser, Agribusiness, International Cooperation and Development & Director-General, Oyo State Agribusiness Development Agency (OYSADA).
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 are with immediate effect.