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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How Alaafin’s Fatherly Advice Contributed to My Victory – Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, said one of the secrets of his electoral success at the 2019 governorship election was the advice offered him by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, during his campaign four years earlier. Makinde spoke at the Alaafin’s palace, Oyo, when he paid a working visit on the monarch. The governor made the visit on his way to inspect the abandoned 10,000 metric-tone silo embarked upon by the immediate past administration and the Ajila Value Adding Ventures Limited, Awe, In his brief remarks…

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Missing vehicles: Oyo Government Says it has Nothing to Hide

…Ajimobi’s aides are defending the absurd The Oyo State Government has warned against the mix up of facts regarding the government’s efforts in retrieving state owned vehicles taken away by the previous administration. The statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the government, Taiwo Adisa, reads: The attention of the Government of Oyo state has been drawn to a news report at the weekend which indicated that some officials of the immediate past administration in the state raised issues about the manner in which the state is retrieving vehicles…

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Makinde Makes Security Priority To Attract Appreciable Foreign Investments Within 100days in Office

 Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Wednesday that his government intends to quickly turn around the security architecture of Oyo State in order to open up the state for foreign investors. Governor Makinde, according to a statement made public by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, said that he will relaunch the State’s  Joint Task Force on Security, Operation Burst, commanded by Brigadier-General Oluyinka Soyele. The Governor, who said these during a visit to the headquarters of the Operation Burst, maintained that he would relaunch the outfit within his…

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Gov Seyi Makinde Makes Details of Asset Declaration Public…see what he is worth!

In an unprecedented move, Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, Monday made public his campaign promise to publicly declare his assets. The Governor, who visited the Oyo state office of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) in Ibadan to receive a copy of the asset declaration form said that his decision to make the assets public was in fulfillment of a personal promise he made during the elections. Details of the assets as contained in the CCB 1 with the name Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde, which was declared at the High…

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Gov Makinde Appoints Dotun Oyelade Chairman, BCOS

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has approved the appointment of Prince Dotun Oyelade as the Executive Chairman of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS). A statement by Governor Makinde’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, on Monday indicates that Prince Oyelade’s appointment takes immediate effect. Prince Oyelade is a Broadcaster of note who has held similar positions in previous administrations and was the spokesman of the Omititun Campaign Organisation, which midwifed the election of Engineer Seyi Makinde as Governor of Oyo State.  The statement further explained that Oyelade…

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