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Seyi Makinde Approves Redeployment Of Two Commissioners

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has approved the redeployment of two State Commissioners. The Commissioner for Special Duties, Chief Bayo Lawal and his Counterpart in the Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Ministry, Hon. Funmilayo Orisadeyi, were asked to swap portfolios. An internal memo signed by the Secretary to the State Government with the subject: […]

Makinde Celebrates Oyo’s First Governor, Jemibewon, At 80

The Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has congratulated the first Military Governor of the State, General David Medayese Jemibewon (rtd), on the occasion of his 80th birthday anniversary. Engr Makinde, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Taiwo Adisa, described General Jemibewon (rtd) as a trailblazer and an astute administrator whose […]

Around Oyo State In 365 Days: Oyo Governor Reels Out

Within the last 365 days, the long express train of goodies has travelled through every inch of Oyo State, dropping its packages of development, growth and empowerment at every doorstep. This was evident in the account given by the State Governor, Engr Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde, when he was reporting his stewardship to the people of […]

Oyo Govt Sheds Light On Recent Loans Acquired By State

The Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has shed light on the recent loan obtained by the State Government, saying every loan taken has been strategically, thought out and for capital projects. In a statewide broadcast to mark his one year in Office, Governor Makinde explained that the loans were being taken at aggressively negotiated […]

“COVID-19 Is An Opportunity To Reposition Our Economy By Revitalising

As part of plans to reboot the economy of Oyo State, the State Government has started leveraging on Agriculture. The State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, disclosed this at a special programme organised to mark the year 2020 Workers’ Day, held at the Secretariat of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Oyo State branch, Ibadan; in accordance […]

Coronavirus: Makinde Commends FG On Fight Against Pandemic

Oyo State Governor, Engr Oluseyi Makinde, has commended the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, for the work being done at the National level to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Makinde, gave the commendation at the end of a meeting of the State’s COVID-19 Task Force on Saturday, April 25, 2020. He said since the […]

COVID-19 Pandemic: “We’ll Explore Local Solutions” —Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has said the State will explore home-grown solutions towards the prevention and cure of COVID-19. Engr Makinde added that since Nigerians have always had their ways of dealing with flu, catarrh and cough, in ways different from the Western world, the State would explore avenues and find a cure. […]

Alteration Of Land Use: Oyo Govt Revokes Parcels Of land

The Government of Oyo State has approved the revocation of some plots of land located within the Agodi Government Reservation Area (GRA) and Jericho axes of Ibadan, the State capital. The revocation order, which was dated February 10, 2020, indicated that the affected plots of land were revoked for overriding public interest and for the […]

L.G Crisis: ‘We Won’t Allow Breakdown Of Law, Order’ -Oyo

The Oyo State Government has said it would not allow any group of persons to throw the State into crisis as a result of the ongoing debate on the management of Local Governments in the State. The State added in a statement signed by Mr Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Oluseyi Makinde, […]

S/West Governors Launch Operation Amotekun; Say Outfit’s Mandate Not To

Governors of the South-West geopolitical zone have launched the Western Nigeria Security architecture codenamed “Operation Amotekun”, insisting that the security of lives and properties of the people in the zone remained paramount to them. The Governors also clarified that the new outfit would in no way hinder the Federal Security Agencies from performing their constitutionally-assigned […]