Tags : Engr Seyi Makinde

Makinde Declares Amotekun Operational, Says “It’s Our Local Response To

Governor of Oyo State, Engr Seyi Makinde, has said the State Security Network Agency, codenamed ‘Amotekun’ Corps, is the State’s local response to crime and criminality. The Governor also stated that the States of the South-West are ready to combat crimes through the security Agency, which was initially launched in January 2020 as a South-West […]

Makinde To Unveil State Anti-Corruption Agency Next Week

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has disclosed plans to unveil the State’s Anti-Corruption Agency next week with an assurance that his administration would continue to ensure accountability, transparency and prudent management of public funds in the State. The Governor stated this when he received the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria, […]


PDP South-West Leaders Call For Unity Among Members

It is imperative for leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South West to ensure unity and cohesion in the Party as the zone remain strategic to PDP if it must win election at the National level. These were the submisions of some PDP Leaders at the South-West meeting of the Party. The […]

“Govt Is Ready To Support Expansion Of Force’s Operation In

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has declared that the State will support efforts of the Nigerian Air Force to achieve its set objectives and expand its operations in the State. The Governor, who stated this on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, while receiving the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on a courtesy […]

COVID-19: Oyo Urges Vigilance In Tertiary Institutions, Religious Centres, Workplaces

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force has directed the Management of Schools, workplaces and religious centres to ensure strict compliance with established protocols aimed at curtailing the Coronavirus disease. The Task Force, in a statement on Saturday, November 7, 2020, declared its readiness to shut down any Institution, religious centre or workplace that violates the […]

Governor Makinde Pays Condolence Visit To Oyediran’s Family; Says Mama

Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has paid a condolence visit to the former vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof. A.B.O.O Oyediran, over the demise of his wife, Revd Mrs. Tola Oyediran. Engr Makinde, who was at the Iyaganku home of the Oyedirans on Friday, November 6, 2020, consoled them over the death of […]

Makinde Inaugurates Steering Committee For 20-Year Development Plan; Says We’ll

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has launched the State’s 20-year Development Plan, declaring that his Government will continue to employ a holistic approach in developing the State. Governor Makinde also stated that the administration will not relent in embarking on efforts that will leave no sector behind. The Governor, who stated this on Friday, […]

EndSARS Protests: Makinde Closes Schools In Ibadan, Deploys Operation Burst

In view of the prolonged EndSARS protests rocking Oyo State, the State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has directed the immediate closure of all Schools in Ibadan from Wednesday, October 21, 2020. The Governor, in a State broadcast aired on the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS), on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, stated that the closure […]


Oyo Governor Addresses Residents, Calls For Calm

Broadcast by His Excellency Seyi Makinde, the Executive Governor of Oyo State, on the End SARS Protests in Oyo State on October 20, 2020 My Dear People of Oyo State,I address you at this time to talk about some of the issues that have been thrown up by the End SARS protests in Oyo State. […]

Gov. Makinde Says Akure People Are Bold, Honest, Upright; As

The Governor of Oyo  State, Engr Seyi Makinde, has described Akure people as one of the most upright, bold  and honest people in Yoruba land and the Nation at large. The Governor stated this while playing host to a delegation from the Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi Ogunlade Odundun II, which was in Ibadan […]