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Osun Governor Inaugurates Cabinet One Year After


The Governor of Osun State, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, has inaugurated his cabinet some 13 months after he won the election which he won on September 28, 2018, which means that he manned the affairs of the state as one-man-show for over one year.

ElombahNews had, on September 28, 2018, reported that President Muhammadu Buhari congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Governor-elect of Osun State, Adegboyega Isiaka on his victory.

Members of the new cabinet, on Thursday, took oaths of office as Governor Oyetola swore them in and warned them to shun corrupt acts.


The governor also said performance charter would be given to the cabinet members to guide their roles while Service Delivery and Evaluating Unit would assess their performance and productivity periodically.

Some of the commissioners and special advisers and their portfolios are Remi Owowaye, Commissioner for Works and Transport; Yemi Lawal, Commissioner for Youth and Sports; Olufemi Akande, Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice.

Others are  President of Nigeria Guild of Editors, Mrs Funke Egbemode, who was assigned Ministry of Information and Civic Orientation; Folorunsho Oladoyin, Commissioner for Education; Mr Lekan Badmus, Commissioner for Special Duties and Regional Integration and Dayo Adewole, Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security and Dr Rafiu Isamotu, Commissioner for Health.

Speaking during the swearing in ceremony held in his office, Oyetola charged them to quickly adapt to the contents of the administration’s development agenda.

He said: “Ensure you go about your duties with probity and transparency. These are the elements that would ensure stellar performance in the face of extant limited resources and earn the trust of the people.

“As heads of ministries, you are our delivery channels. I charge you to harness the available human and material resources to fulfil our promises to the people.

“A performance charter will be given to you to guide your role in delivery on the agenda. There will be service delivery and evaluating unit to assess your performance and productivity from time to time.

“Your tasks have been carefully designed to enable you give full expression to your competence and contributions within the larger context of the developmental agenda, the basis on which your performance and relevance will be rated.”

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