Inclusive Government: Makinde appoints opposition as aides


The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has appointed two opposition candidates as officials in his cabinet.


On Thursday, Mr Makinde approved the appointment of the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Bolaji Ayorinde, as Special Counsel to the Governor of Oyo State.

Also, a chieftain of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) and candidate of the party for the Akinyele/Lagelu Federal Constituency in the February 23 House of Representatives election, Yemi Aderibigbe, was appointed as Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

The appointments were contained in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Taiwo Adisa.

Additionally, Wale Onaolapo was appointed as the chairman of the Oyo State Security Trust Fund.

A former Principal Protocol Officer of the University of Ibadan, Gboyega Badejo, was appointed as the Director-General (Protocol) to the Governor.


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