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Gov Makinde Appoints Non Indigene From Kano As Special Assistant

…Names 14 Community Liaison Officers, Others Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has announced the appointment of Dr. Olufunmilayo Salami and a Kano indigene, Alhaji Ahmed Murtala as Special Adviser Health and Special Assistant Community Relations I, Arewa community respectively. The Governor also approved the appointment of Chief Jacob Adetoro as chairman, Federal Constituencies Liaison Officers, while naming 14 Constituency Liaison Officers, representing each of the State’s 14 Federal Constituencies. A statement signed by the Special Assistant (Print Media) to Governor Makinde, Moses Alao, indicated that the Governor also approved…

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Ekiti To Outlaw Discrimination Against Persons With Disabilities

…. Approves Completion Of Secretariat Complex, Dredging Of Waterways Ekiti State Executive Council has approved the Ekiti State Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Bill 2019; which seeks a better outlaw any form of discrimination against persons living with disabilities in the state The state has also approved the completion of phase V of the State Secretariat complex with the aim of creating a more conducive working environment for workers in the State. The State Commissioner for Information, Tourism and Values Orientation, Aare Muyiwa Olumilua, made this known in Ado…

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PDP Tackles ALGON, Says Sacked LG Bosses Products Of Illegal Polls

The Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described members of the sacked local government chairmen under the aegis of Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) as mere noise makers who want to keep benefiting from illegal conducts. The PDP in a statement by its State Publicity Secretary, Engineer Akeem Olatunji said that the ALGON members who were raising issues about Governor Seyi Mankinde’s proposed composition of the Local Governments leadership as swimming against the tide of public opinion in the state. According to the PDP,…

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Oyo Gov On Why Stakeholders Must Invest More On Education

Governments and other stakeholders in the society have been urged to invest more on education, as it remains the only way to end poverty in any society. Speaking at the 8th Convocation ceremony of Wesley University, Ondo, Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, who was represented by his Executive Assistant (Administration), Revd. Idowu Ogedengbe, said that education remains the surest way of breaking the chains of poverty adding that investing in education would lead to accelerated development. Makinde was the special guest of honour at the 8th Convocation Ceremony of…

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Seven LG Chairmen Dump PDP For APC In Ekiti

…..Says Fayemi’s Inclusive Politics, Good Governance Attracted Them The ranks of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State was depleted on Friday as seven serving local government chairmen elected on the party’s platform  joined the All Progressives Congress (APC). They swapped the umbrella for the broom at a rally held at the Fajuyi Pavilion where they were received into the APC by Governor Kayode Fayemi. The local government chairmen who defected to APC along with their supporters,  described Fayemi as a true leader who plays inclusive politics and never…

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N500m Grant: LAUTECH Students Hail Oyo Gov Makinde

…commend 22.3 per cent allocation to education in 2020 budget Students of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso have appreciated the commitment of the Oyo State government towards resolving the crisis rocking the University. They particularly commended the Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, for taking time off his busy schedule to visit the University on Tuesday, and his promise to release a grant of N500 million to the authorities of the University and the trade unions amid fresh threats to shut down the institution over unpaid salary arrears. The…

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Infrastructure, Education Get Lion’s Share As Makinde Presents N208bn 2020 Budget

…Budget Captures The People’s Aspirations-Makinde …As House Of Assembly Promises Speedy, Meticulous Passage   Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, presented a N208 billion 2020 budget estimates to the State House of Assembly for approval. Governor Makinde, while addressing the Assembly in a 16-page speech, noted that his administration plans to be bullish with infrastructure development in the State by embarking 23 per cent of the budget for the sector. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa indicated that the 23.93 percent allotted…

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Appeal Court Ruling: Afenifere Warns Against Anarchy In Oyo

…Condemns Third Term Agenda The Pan-Yoruba Socio-Political Organisation, Afenifere, on Tuesday warned against any situation that could foist anarchy on Oyo State in respect of the ruling of the Court of Appeal on the Governorship election in Oyo State. Afenifere, in a communique made public after its meeting in Akure, Ondo state, condemned what it called “jurisprudential anarchy” daily unfolding in the country. The communique, signed by Afenifere’s National Publicity Secretary, Yinka Odumakin indicated that Afenifere at its meeting reviewed the ruling of the Court of Appeal on the Governorship…

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Gov Makinde Declares Emergency On Waste Management In Oyo

…Says Waste Disposal An Eyesore Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde on Monday declared a State of Emergency on refuse collection and waste management in the state. The Governor, who was speaking at an extraordinary meeting held inside the Executive Council Chambers of the Governor’s Office, Agodi, Ibadan, said that waste management has become a matter of emergency which he said is the business of all political appointees, the Permanent Secretaries and the workforce. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, quoted Makinde as…

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NYSC Cautions Corps Members Against Unnecessary Travels

Coordinator of the National Youth Corps Service scheme in Kwara State, Mrs Tosin Ikupolati has advised Corps members serving in the state against embarking on unnecessary journeys during their service year. Ikupolati gave the advice on Monday at the Yikpata Orientation camp during the closing ceremony and end of Orientation parade for the 2019 Batch C, Stream II Orientation Course. According to the state coordinator, unnecessary journey by corps members was one of the ways many of them lost their lives. She warned the corps members to always obtain permission…

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