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Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun has sworn in a former governorship, Gboyega Isiaka and an ally of former President Olusegun Obsanjo, Dr. Femi Majekodunmi has been sworn in as chairmen of boards in the state.
Isiaka who was an opposition to Abiodun in the 2019 elections under the African Democratic Party, ADP, was sworn in as the chairman of Ogun Free Trade Zone (OGUN GUNADONG).
Majekodunmi, a former aide and loyalist of Obasanjo was sworn as Chairman for State Universal Basic Education Board.
The swearing in of another batch of chairmen and members of State’s Boards and Commissions numbering 16 boards, took place on Tuesday at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Abeokuta.
Recall that the governor had inaugurated and swore in appointees into 10 boards in the state in September.
The governor in his speech charged the new appointees to be agents of positive changes well as contributing significant values in their respective MDAs.
Abiodun, who warned that his administration will not tolerate any act that is not in tandem with the overall vision of his government, equally charged the new members of Boards and Parastatals to make selfless key to translating his government’s collective dreams to reality.
Despite the crowd present at the event, Abiodun pointed out that adoption of the ‘batch approach’ was to maintain COVID-19 protocols compliance.
The governor, however, expressed his optimism that the incorporation new set of Board and Commission appointees would further strengthen the government structure and the platform for the continued and successful implementation of his government’s “Building Our Future Together”.
He added that more appointments will be made.
Rt. Hon Titi Oseni Gomez and Arc. Dunmi Opayemi were sworn in as Chairmen of Nigerite and Waste Management Board.
Tope Kuyebi was sworn in as Chairman, Signage and Advert Agency while Abeeb Ajayi as Chairman, Ogun State Parks And Garages Development Board.
At the Plantgate limited board, Isreal Jolaoso was sworn in as Chairman while Barrister Siwoniku as Chairman Board Of Technical And Vocational Education.
Speaking on behalf of the appointees, Majekodunmi, noted that the State is lucky to have a focused, versatile and principled man directing the affairs of the State. He added that despite numerous challenges, he had been able to steer the ship by touching all parts of the State equally.