Makinde Appoints Christian Pilgrims Board Chair, Personal Aides, Others

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde
Engr. Seyi Makinde

THE Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has approved the renewal of the tenure of Bishop Ademola Moradeyo as the chairman of the State’s Pilgrims Welfare Board (Christian Wing).

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the appointment was renewed on Friday June 14.

The statement equally indicated the appointment of Akeem Azeez as Personal Assistant (I); Samson Adejumo as Personal Assistant (II) and Miss Ololade Ajibola as Special Assistant on Special Duties.

In the same vein, the Governor has also named Pastor Layi Adisa as Chaplain of the Government House, while Pastor Emmanuel Folayemi Akanmu was appointed as Deputy Chaplain.

Bishop Moradeyo, whose tenure was renewed by Governor Makinde, is currently the Bishop of Methodist Church Nigeria Diocese of Ogbomoso.

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He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor’s degree in Theology from the Lutheran College of India, and had served as a President of the Ibadan Progressive Union. He is also the current Chairman of the Ogbomoso Community Forum.

The newly-appointed Personal Assistant (I) to Governor Makinde, Azeez, holds a Higher National Diploma in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and Public Affairs from the University of Ibadan.

Adejumo the PA (II) graduated with a degree in Economics from the University of Abuja. He has worked in several managerial and consultant capacities dealing with logistics in private, government and international organisations.

He also worked as a Business Development Executive at Makon Engineering and Technical Services Limited.

Miss Ajibola, the Special Assistant, Special Duties, graduated with a degree in Sociology from the University of Ibadan and has her Masters in view from the same University. She started her career as a Volunteer to different Non- Governmental Organisations (NGOs) before working with the Ogun State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development.

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The multi-talented Sociologist ran the famous Seyi Makinde Call Centres during the 2019 governorship contest in Oyo state.

The governor wished the new appointees the best in their new assignments.



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