Tags : Gov Seyi Makinde

Oyo Govt Changes School Resumption Dates

Barring a last-minute change, Oyo State Government has modified the resumption of schools slated for June 29, 2020. According to the new arrangement, only teachers are to resume on Monday, June 29, 2020, while students in terminal classes to resume a week later, July 6, 2020. Top government source hinted that the change in plans […]

PDP Names Makinde, Four Others As Edo Electoral Committee Members

Governor Seyi Makinde and four others have been named as members of Edo Electoral Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party. Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, is to serve as Chairman, while lawmaker representing Mangu/Bukkos Federal Constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Solomon Bulus Maren, was named as the Secretary. Other members are […]

Oyo Records Second COVID-19 Death

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force has confirmed the death of another coronavirus patient in the state. The Chairman of the team, Governor Seyi Makinde, made this disclosure via his Twitter handle on Monday, April 27, 2020. He said the fatality came from one of the three new coronavirus patients announced by the Task Force on Sunday, April […]

Oyo Records First Coronavirus Death

Oyo State has recorded its first coronavirus death. Governor Seyi Makinde disclosed this via his official twitter handle on Wednesday evening, April 22, 2020. The governor said the patient died at the University College Hospital before his confirmation test for the virus came back, adding that contact tracing has commenced. He implored people to continue […]

Governor Seyi Makinde Tests Negative For COVID-19

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has tested negative for COVID-19. This is coming six days after the governor tested positive for the virus and was in self-isolation. The governor had on March 30, 2020 revealed via his twitter handle that he had tested positive for the virus, stating that though he is asymptomatic, he […]

‘‘COVID-19: We Are On Top Of The Situation’’, Makinde Assures

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has assured the people of the state that his administration remains on top of managing the COVID-19 situation in the state. Governor Seyi Makinde who spoke via telephone on the Oluyole FM News Review Yoruba programme, ‘Elétí-Ọfẹ’, however urged the public to adhere strictly to the rules of personal […]

Abiala, Ogundiran Commend Gov Makinde’s Effort In Curtailing Coronavirus In

A veteran Labour, Comrade Olu Abiala and the Oyo State Chairman of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) Comrade Emmanuel Ogundiran have given a pass mark to Gov Seyi Makinde for efforts made so far by his administration at curtailing the spread of COVID-19 in all the nooks and crannies of the state. The two labour […]

Amotekun: Corps Won’t Be Attached To VIPs, Churches, Mosques –

The South-West Governors have declared that the Amotekun Corps will not be attached to very important personalities, politicians and religious centres. Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum, who is also the Governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu stated this on behalf of other South West Governors. Akeredolu reiterated that the security outfit popularly known as Operation […]

Contractor Says No Excuse Not To Finish Construction On Moniya-Iseyin

Governor Seyi Makinde has mandated the contractor handling the construction of the 65 kilometres Moniya-Iseyin road, KOPEK Construction Company, to complete the project within one year. The road contract was revoked after being abandoned by the former contractor and was re-awarded in November 2019, with the completion time frame of one year. The Project Manager, […]


Gov. Seyi Makinde has promised to increase the Internally Generated Revenue of Oyo State with an increase in taxation. Speaking at the Oyo State Tax Summit held at Ogunlesi Hall UCH Ibadan, Gov. Makinde rolled out the strategy which his  administration will employ to achieve an overhaul increase in internally generated revenue of the state. […]