…urges support for the development of Ekiti

By: Gloria Ogbu

The Governor of Ekiti State, Biodun Oyebanji has appointment eight special advisers.

According to the Governor, the special advisers were appointed to play strategic roles in the government.

Their appointment was disclosed in a press release made available to Newsmen in Ado-Ekiti on Monday, by the Chief Press secretary to the Governor, Yinka Oyebode.

The statement reads, “In a bid to position the administration for excellent service delivery, Ekiti State Governor has appointed eight Special advisers to play some strategic roles in the government.

“The new special advisers who are in the cabinet rank are: Mr Niyi Adebayo (Budget, Economic Planning and Performance Management), Mrs Tayo Adeola (Investment, Trade, Industry), Mr Ebenezer Boluwade (Agriculture and Food Security), Dr (Mrs) Kofoworola Olabimpe Aderiyo (Education, Science and Technology), Chief Jide Awe (Political and Inter Party Affairs), Architect Tope Ogunleye (Bureau of Special Projects), Mr Seun Fakuade (Governance, Reforms and Innovation), Mr Yinka Oyebode (Media and Strategy/CPS).

“Meanwhile, Brigadier -General, Ebenezer Ogundana (rtd) has been re-appointed as Security Adviser to the Government with immediate effect.”

Oyebanji urged the new appointees who will be sworn in on Friday to maximise the opportunity by giving their time, talent, expertise to the development of the state.