Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti
Poised to ensure effective service delivery, the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Monday approved the appointments of some advisers and chairmen of boards into his government.
In a statement by Fayemi’s Chief Press Secretary Yinka Oyebode, a former commissioner during the military government in the state, Alhaji Afolabi Ogunlayi, was made the Senior Adviser, Economic Matters and Chairman, Economic Development Council.
The state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Paul Omotoso, was appointed as Senior Adviser, Political Matters.
Others include: Hon. Makinde Araoye (Special Adviser, Federal Matters), Mrs Sola Salako-Ajulo ( Special Adviser, Communications and Strategy), Mr Akintunde Oyebode (Special Adviser, Investment, Trade and Innovations), and
Hon Sunday Adunmo (Special Adviser, Road/Transport and Infrastructure).
The list also include: former Provost of the College of Education, Ikere Ekiti, Prof. Fransisca Aladejana (Chairman, SUBEB), Mrs Funke Fajobi (Commissioner, SUBEB), Mr. Tajudeen Wale Ajayi (Senior Special Assistant, Public Buildings and Infrastructure) and Mr. Muyiwa Ogunmilade as Chairman, Board of Internal Revenue.
Fayemi said all the appointments are with immediate effect.
The governor recently promised party men that more appointments will be made into government before the end of first quarter of the year.
Fayemi added that those who can add value to the state and the well being of the people will be considered for such lofty jobs.