By Seyifunmi Odunuga
The governor of Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has named Hon. Segun Ogunwuyi as his Chief of Staff.
A letter signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mrs Olubamiwo Adeosun, confirmed Ogunwuyi’s appointment. The appointment takes immediate effect.
REPORTERS AT LARGE recalls that Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on June 30, announced the dissolution of the state’s executive council. Those affected included the Chief of Staff (CoS), Chief Bisi Ilaka and 17 commissioners. However, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Head of Service (HOS) and the Director-General of Due Process office were not affected by the dissolution.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Taiwo Adisa, indicated that Ogunwuyi, was in 2019, named Executive Assistant to the Governor on Investment.
He was later appointed Director-General of the Oyo State Investment and Public, Private Partnership Agency (OYSIPPPA), following the passage of the law setting up the agency.
As the DG of OYSIPPA, Ogunwuyi midwife series of Investment initiatives including the Alternative Project Funding Approach (APFA), which has helped the state in the execution of critical infrastructure projects.
Ogunwuyi, a former member of the Oyo State House of Assembly, was 2015, elected as the member representing Ogbomoso North/South and Oriire Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives.
He holds a B.Sc. degree in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
A certified Accountant and Financial consultant, Ogunwuyi had consulted for top organisations.