Sunday, 1st October 2023

Gov. Seyi Makinde

16 Aug
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, has advocated a single-term tenure for political office holders. This is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday in Ibadan by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Sulaimon Olanrewaju. According to the statement, Makinde stated this at a dinner in honour of the National Executive of the…
28 Jul
Let’s set out with a fact: Between 1999 and 2019 no governor in Oyo State constructed a 65-kilometer- long road, not one. That is a 20-year period. But within two years in office, Seyi Makinde, an engineer was able to commence and complete the reconstruction of the Moniya-Ijaiye-Iseyin Road. The 65-kilometre road project, which was…
25 Jul
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has appointed a professor at the Department of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ibadan (UI), Mrs. Olanike Kudirat Adeyemo, as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG)-designate. The appointment was contained in a letter signed by the governor. Adeyemo is a COMSTECH distinguished scholar and pioneer Deputy…
4 Jun
The former Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee of the Oyo State Park Management System (PMS), Mukaila Lamidi, popularly called ‘Auxiliary’ has faulted the Oyo State Police Command for declaring him wanted.
31 May
Gov. Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, approved the appointment of Prof. Olawale Olakulehin as the acting Chief Medical Director (CMD) of LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso.
27 May
The Governor of Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde, has dissolved the management and Board of Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso with immediate effect.
2 May
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, yesterday, said his administration would continue to prioritise welfare of workers, saying that payment of salaries on the 25th of every month will remain sacrosanct.
24 Apr
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, yesterday, said that his administration would not relent until it achieves its set goals as itemised in the roadmap for sustainable development of Oyo State from 2023 to 2027.
27 Mar
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has expressed his condolences to the Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Adebo Ogundoyin, on the death of his mother, Mrs Justina Ogundoyin.
26 Jun 2022
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the recruitment of additional 500 corps into the State Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Amotekun. This is contained in a statement issued by the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun, on Sunday in Ibadan. The statement indicated that Makinde announced the approval…
25 Dec 2020
A socio development group, Oyo State Development Advocacy Group (OSDAG), has congratulated the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde on his 53rd birthday celebration, which usually coincides with the annual Christmas celebration on every December 25. The group, in its congratulatory message, also lauded his achievements as governor of the State. The group said the governor…
8 Nov 2019
Oyo State government yesterday said that it would summon road contractors of the immediate past administration of Senator Abiola Ajimobi to site over what was termed ‘shoddy jobs’ across the state.


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