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Governor Makinde Appoints Kano Indigene, Igbo Woman As Special Advisers




The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, announced the appointment of Special Adviser on Health and Special Assistant on Community Relations I, Arewa community.

Governor Makinde appointed Dr Olufunmilayo Salami as the special adviser on health, while alhaji Ahmed Murtala, a Kano indigene, was appointed as the special assistant on community relations.

The Oyo State Governor also appointed Jacob Adetoro as chairman, Federal Constituencies Liaison Officers. He also named 14 Constituency Liaison Officers, representing each of the State’s 14 Federal Constituencies.

He also appointed Femi Josiah as Special Assistant on Community Relations II for other communities.

Gov. Makinde urged the new appointees, whose appointments took effect from November 27, to see their appointments as a call to service, charging them to discharge their duties with absolute loyalty, dedication and diligence.

Salami is a United States of America-based Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician.

Murtala, hails from Nasarawa Local Government of Kano State and had his primary and secondary school education at St. Brigid Boys School, Mokola, Ibadan and Community Grammar School, Mokola, Ibadan respectively.

He will serve as the bridge between the Oyo State Government and the Hausa/Fulani community, as well as other Northern groups scattered across the State.

The Liaison Officers appointed by Makinde are; Alhaji Ajibike Osuolale Lateef (Iseyin, Itesiwaju, Kajola and Iwajowa); Alhaji Salami Lukman Adisa (Saki East, Saki West and Atisbo); Alhaji Afees Tijani (Orelope, Irepo and Olorunsogo); Hon. Ganiyu Laaro (Oriire, Ogbomoso North and Ogbomoso South); Mr Sanjo Akintola (Ogo-Oluwa and Surulere); Mr Wale Ogunmola (Afijio, Oyo West, Oyo East and Atiba); Hon. Monsuru Oduola (Ibarapa North and Ibarapa Central).

Others are: Mrs. Julian Nwachukwu (Ibadan North); Mr. Olumide Akinlade (Oluyole); Alhaja Kafilat Olayiwola (Ido and Ibarapa East); Alhaji Labule Ishola (Ibadan South-West/ North-West); Alhaja Yahaya Akinbile (Ibadan South-East/ North-East); Mrs. Wulemot Ibitoye (Akinyele/Lagelu) and Mr. Adegboyega Akinlolu James (Ona-Ara and Egbeda).

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