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Governor Seyi Makinde appoints Omolewa to replace Auxiliary as Oyo parks boss



The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has appointed a former Secretary of the Park Management System (PMS), Oluwatomiwa Omolewa, as the new chairman of the agency.

In a Sunday statement by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Sulaimon Olanrewaju, Makinde also ordered the reopening of the parks which had been under lock and key following the dissolution of the PMS Disciplinary Committee led by Mukaila Lamidi popularly known as Auxillary.

The governor also announced Kasali Lawal, fondly called Baba Bola, as the PMS secretary.

He said the appointment was part of the reorganisation of the PMS embarked upon by the state government, adding that the new management team comprises members from all the major factions in the transport union.

Other members of the management include the Deputy Chairman, Tajudeen Jimoh; Treasurer, Kamardeen Idowu; Financial Secretary, Tirimisiyu Olowoposi; Organising Secretary, Abass Amolese; and Auditor, Hamidu Mustapha Were.

The development is coming days after Auxiliary was declared wanted by the state police command for allegedly stockpiling arms and ammunition.

During a raid of his hotel, the suspect reportedly escaped while some of his lieutenants were arrested by the police.

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