Infrastructure, education Get Lion’s Share as Makinde Presents N208bn 2020 budget

…budget captures the people’s aspirations-Makinde …As House of Assembly promises speedy, meticulous passage Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, presented a N208 billion 2020 budget estimates to the State House of Assembly for approval. Governor Makinde, while addressing the Assembly in a 16-page speech, noted that his administration plans to be bullish with infrastructure development in the State by embarking 23 per cent of the budget for the sector. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa indicated that the 23.93 percent allotted to…

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Today, Oyo People Re-Affirm Their Loyalty to Seyi Makinde – Dare Adeleke

The Executive Chairman, Pacesetters Transport Services and PDP stalwart, Hon. Dare Adeleke has called on Oyo people in particular and Nigerians at large to troop massively behind the duly elected governor of Oyo State, Engr Seyi Makinde, saying nothing can shake the loyalty of the people to the Oyo State Governor. In a statement issued in Ibadan, Monday evening, Hon Adeleke said news making the rounds that Makinde’s mandate was quashed by the appeal court is only a distraction by the opposition who have been heavily exposed as fraudulent and…

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My Mandate As Oyo Gov Remains Intact— Seyi Makinde calls for calm

…says no one can snatch the joy of Oyo people …calls for calm The Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has declared that the mandate of the people of Oyo State given to him through the March 9, 2019, remains intact following the ruling of the Court of Appeal in Ibadan on Monday. Governor Makinde, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, declared that the mandate given to him by the people of Oyo State cannot be taken through the backdoor. The statement read: “There…

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Makinde Appoints Dare Adeleke, Chair, Transport Corporation

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has approved the appointment of Chairmen of the State Transport Corporation, Waste Management board and a number of Special Assistants. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, confirmed on Tuesday that Governor Makinde has approved the appointment of Mr. Dare Adeleke as Chairman of the State’s Transport Corporation, while Prince Seun Adelore has been named the Chairman Oyo State Waste Management Board(OYSWMB). The statement also named Mr. Siju Lawal as the Representative of the state on the Board of Oyo State…

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Makinde’s Victory is Validation of the People’s Trust in Him – Hon. Dare Adeleke

Encomiums have been pouring into Government House Ibadan as the governorship election petition tribunal Monday, upheld the victory of Governor Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against Adebayo Adelabu of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Many people see it as an affirmation of the free and fair voting process which characterised the gubernatorial elections in the state which Engr Seyi Makinde won convincingly. One of those who are elated by the judgement is an unshakable supporter of Seyi Makinde and loyal ally, Honourable Dare Adeleke, who is a top…

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Makinde Increases Car, Housing loans for Workers…says, Oyo’s wage bill increased by N1bn after 2019 poll

…’why I am concerned about workers welfare’ Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, revealed that the wage bill of workers in the state increased by N1 billion, shortly after the governorship election of March 9, 2019. The Governor, who made the disclosure during an interactive session with workers in the employ of the state government, held at the state secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, said that the development shot up the wage bill to about N5.2 billion from March 10. A statement from the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo…

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100 days in office: Makinde commissions block of 20 classrooms…to enforce free, quality basic education

The Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has commissioned a block of 20 classrooms at the Baptist Secondary School, Oyo, to commemorate his first 100 days in office. This was as the Governor stated that his administration would remain committed to ensuring quality and free basic education for all and sundry in the state. Governor Makinde, according to a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Taiwo Adisa, stated these on Thursday, while commissioning the Model School at Oyo. The Governor said: “I want to assure you that our…

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Oyo State is Blessed to Have Seyi Makinde – PDP Stalwart, Dare Adeleke Eulogizes Gov on 100 Days in Office

As he marks 100 days in office, Seyi Makinde is perhaps the most commended and eulogized governor in Nigeria. Makinde who was entrusted with leadership by the Oyo people moved into action in full throttle and seems unstoppable, making him the most adored governor in such a short time as he continues to deliver the dividends of democracy and selflessly too. As expected, encomiums have been pouring in as proud Nigerians send congratulatory and solidarity messages to the maverick governor. One of those who are standing tall with the amiable…

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Oyo Gov Directs Landlords and Employers to Ensure Migrants Are Registered

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has directed all employers and landlords of foreigners in the State to see that all migrants who are eligible for the Migrant Electronic Registration do so on time. Makinde gave the directive at the Headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Oyo State Command, while speaking at the flag-off of the Migrants E-Registration exercise. The flag-off ceremony was attended by the State Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan; the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs Olubamiwo Adeosun; the Chief of Staff, Chief Bisi Ilaka and the Head…

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Gov Seyi Makinde Approves N60m Bursary for Oyo Law School Students

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has approved the sum of N500, 000 as bursary to each of the 120 Oyo State indigenes in the Nigerian Law School. Governor Makinde, who received a delegation of the Law School students in his office on Tuesday, charged the students to persevere in the face of challenges. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, quoted the Governor as saying that he was approving the sum of N60 million to cater for the 2019/2010 backlog session of Oyo…

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