Makinde Publicly Declares Assets
The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, on Monday publicly declared his assets in fulfilment of his campaign promises to the people of the state.
Naija News gathered the governor visited the Oyo State office of the Code of Conduct Bureau in Ibadan to receive a copy of the asset declaration form which was previously declared at the High Court of Oyo State, on May 28, 2019.
Marked OYSE/2019/001, the asset declaration form contained details of cash at hand, in the bank, landed properties (developed and undeveloped), household items, share and bonds owned by the governor and his wife, Omini Makinde, as well as his companies.
According to a statement containing the details of the asset form made public by Mr. Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor of Oyo State, Makinde has cash at hand and in the bank worth N234, 742,296.01, as of May 28, 2019.
Likewise, the governor had $30,056.99 as of the same date.
The statement further revealed that properties and household items indicated on the asset forms showed that the governor was worth N2, 624,800,500.
In terms of dollars, the governor declared properties and household items worth $4,400,000.
In South African Rands, the governor declared buildings and household items worth R4,400,057,550,04 .
The statement said, “The houses declared by the governor include nine buildings in Nigeria, two in the United States of America and one in South Africa.
“One of the properties in the United States is described as ‘jointly owned.’
“The details showed the current value of Makinde’s companies stand at N48,150,736,889, with 33,730,000 units of shares as of May 28, 2019.
“The governor also has existing bonds (Eurobond) worth $3,793,500 as well as shares, debentures and other securities valued at N120,500,000.