Ajimobi Sworn in New Commissioners, Olubadan Son Gets Ministry of InformationNews Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has sworn in Prince Gbade Lana, son of Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Samuel Odulana Odugade 1, as the commissioner for Information and Orientation.
He announced the portfolios of commissioners recently sworn in into the state executive council.
The Governor’s Special Assistant on Media, Mr. Wale Sadeeq, in a statement said four of the commissioners who were reappointed into the cabinet, Messrs Adebayo Ojo, Muyiwa Gbadegesin, Zacheus Adedeji Adelabu and Princess Adetutu Adeyemi-Aigbe would retain their portfolios as Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Commissioner of Health, Finance and Culture and Tourism respectively, while Princess Oyefunke Oworu, who was Special Adviser Trade and Investment, is now the commissioner, ministry of Trade, Cooperatives and Investments.
Mr. Dapo Lam-Adesina, former commissioner for Youth and Sports, is now in charge of the Ministry of Industry, Applied Science and Technology, while Professor S. O. A. Olaniyonu is in charge of the Education ministry.
Others are: Mr. Abiodun Fatai Atanda is the commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget; Mr. Umar Farouk Alao commissioner for Youth and Sports; Hon. Lawrence Olujide Adewale, commissioner for Environment and Engr. Deji Akande, commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development.
The release also said Governor Ajimobi also gave portfolios to the Special Advisers recently sworn into office as follows: Dr. Festus Adedayo (Media), Mr. Abayomi Oke (Environment), Alhaji Waheed Gbadamosi (Physical Planning and Urban Development), Engr. Ganiyu Fawole (Youth and Sports), Mr. Gbolagade Busari (Information and Orientation), Mr. Toye Arulogun (Public Affairs) and Mr. Mathew Oyedokun (Solid Minerals).
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