Ajimobi Sacks 3 Commissioners!

The Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi on Monday effected a shake up in his cabinet in which three of his commissioners were relieved of their positions.

The sacked commissioner are Alhaji Yunus Akintunde of the Ministry of Works and Transport; Mr. Bosun Oladele of the Ministry of Information and Orientation and Mr. Kazeem Adedeji who was in charge of the Ministry of Trade, Investment and Cooperatives.

Street Journal also gathered that  the name of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education and governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in the 2011 polls state, Taiwo Otegbeye has been sent to the State House of Assembly for confirmation as a Commissioner.

The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Akin Olajide also made it known that 6 other commissioners swapped positions in the cabinet shake-up

The former Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Bimbo Kolade will henceforth oversee the Ministry of Lands, while the former Commissioner for Lands, Mr. Ajiboye Omodewu, has been moved to the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

Mr. Peter Odetomi, who was in charge of the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs is the new Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, while Barrister Lowo Obisesan, former Commissioner of Establishment and Training, is to swap ministries with Mr. Wasiu Dauda who was at the Ministry of Environment.

Also affected is the former Commissioner for Applied Science and Technology, Mr. Adegbenro who now heads the Ministry of Trade, Investment and Cooperatives.

All other Commissioners,,Tokunbo Fayokun,(Education) Dapo Lam Adesina, (Sports and Youth Development), Nurudeen Olarinde(Economic, Budget and Planning), Bimbo Owolabi(Water Resources, and Zacheaus Adelabu(Finance), Kafayat Adeojo (Urban and Physical Planning), Mutalab Ojo Adebayo (Justice), Tinuke Osunkoya (Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation) and Muyiwa Gbadegesin (Health) all retained their positions. The SSG said the cabinet reshuffle was done to increase the efficiency of the administration.

 

Author: NewsAdmin

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