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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Seyi Makinde Vows to Upgrade General Hospital to Medical Tourism Destination

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has pledged to upgrade facilities at the Adeoyo General Hospital, Ring Road, Ibadan, and make the hospital a medical tourist destination in Nigeria. The governor also promised to ensure that the Radiology Unit of the Hospital is completed and commissioned for use within his first 100 days in office. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the governor made the promises during an on-the-spot assessment of the medical facility.  The governor also asked the management and…

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Oyo to Launch Own Security System Before 100days…Other SouthWest States Gear Up For New Security Architecture

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde said on Sunday that the Governors of the South West Region have agreed to launch a new security architecture in August. Governor Makinde, who was speaking at a special thanksgiving service in honour of his mother, Madam Abigail Makinde at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Yemetu, Ibadan, said that Oyo State will equally launch a state-wide security system before his 100 days in office.  A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, quoted Governor Makinde as saying that the Governors…

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Oyo Gov Mourns Veteran Sports Journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has described the death of the veteran sports Journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji as a sad day for sports journalism in Nigeria. Governor Makinde, in a condolence message to the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), the Oyebanji family and Nigerian Journalists in general, said that the news of his demise was shocking. A statement made available by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the Governor was saddened by the loss of the veteran sports Journalist, whom he said, personified excellence in…

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ADC senatorial candidate Commends Seyi Makinde’s Commissioner Nominees List

Oyo State governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has been commended for nominating individuals with good political, professional and social pedigrees to serve as commissioners in the state. Making this position on Friday, in a statement he personally signed, the Oyo North Senatorial Candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in the 2019 general election, Chief Bayo Lawal, hailed the governor over the choice of the nominees. Lawal, a lawyer and former Attorney-General of Oyo State, particularly commended Governor Makinde for nominating Honourable Niyi Farinto, Mr Niyi Adebisi, Mr Ojekunle Ojemuyiwa and…

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