Tag: Governor Seyi Makinde

Amaechi says if Oyo State is not ready for the planned Inland Dry Port…….

Minister of transportation, Rt Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has urged Oyo State government to participate in putting infrastructures in place for the Inland Dry Port in Ibadan and access roads to service the dry port and the train station in Moniya or relinquish the project to another state on the[Read More…]

PDP Governors want Buhari to implement restructuring, state policing

Governors under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have charged President Muhammadu Buhari to implement the creation of state policing, citing it as the solution to insecurity plaguing the country. The Governors led by the Chairman of PDP Governor’s Forum, Sokoto State’s, Aminu Tambuwal were hosted by Governor[Read More…]

In Oyo state, #ENDSARS Protesters Storm Government Secretariat, halt business activities

Protesters against police brutality, extortion, and extra-judicial killing on Tuesday morning gathered at the Government Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan, Oyo State capital. Channels Television reports that all adjoining roads to the secretariat were blocked as a result of the protesting activities and a huge number of protesters. The protesters demanded[Read More…]

Oyo State Government Confirms 31 New Cases Of COVID-19

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has announced 31 new cases of COVID-19 in the state. Makinde made this known via his official Twitter account on Saturday night. The governor said 30 of the cases were members of staff of the same organisation based in Ibadan South-West Local Government Area. [Read More…]

Opinion: Governor Seyi Makinde and the Secrecy Around COVID-19

by Abigail Anaba Governor Seyi Makinde is in the news again. Then again, he never seems to leave. In just about a week, we learned, first,that he was confirmed positive for COVID-19. This bit of news was ‘celebrated’ in some quarters with a video of him seemingly making a joke about the existence of the diseasemaking the rounds on Social Media. The[Read More…]