Tag: Seyi Makinde

Seyi Makinde appoints Segun Ogunwuyi as new Chief of Staff

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has appointed Segun Ogunwuyi as his new Chief of Staff. The appointment which takes immediate effect was announced via a letter signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, revealed[Read More…]

Read: Full statement by Governor Seyi Makinde on FG’s suspension of Twitter’s operations in Nigeria

It has become imperative for me to release a statement regarding the suspension of Twitter’s operations in Nigeria by the Federal Government. As leaders, we should go beyond emotional reactions to issues and think about how our actions will affect the people we lead and our international ratings socially and[Read More…]

Oyo APC sues Seyi Makinde, Electoral Commission

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to court over its exclusion from the forthcoming local government elections in the state. Also joined in the suit was the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC). The Oyo State Caretaker Chairman of APC, Akin Oke, confirmed[Read More…]

Insecurity: PDP Governors to meet in Oyo State

The Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will converge on Ibadan today, Monday, the Oyo State capital to discuss the worsening state of insecurity in the nation. According to a statement released by the Director-General of the PDP Governors’ Forum, Hon. Cyril Maduabum, the meeting[Read More…]

Seyi Makinde Inaugurates Southwest PDP Executive Members

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has inaugurated the executive members of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the Southwest. At the inauguration ceremony, held at the Government House, Agodi, Ibadan, the Governor said the success of the Southwest Zonal Congress of the PDP was the beginning of the redemption[Read More…]

Oyo State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja to cost N1.2 Billion

The Oyo state executive council, has approved N1.2 billion to construct a new lodge in Abuja. The Commissioner of Public Works and Infrastructure, Daud Sangodoyin, disclosed that the council approved N1.2 billion to construct a new Governor’s Lodge at No 2. John Kadiya Close, Asokoro, Abuja. Sangodoyin also said the[Read More…]

Insecurity: Protesters storm Seyi Makinde’s office

Angry youths stormed the Oyo State Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan on Monday to seek an end to incessant killings by criminal hersdmen in Ibarapaland, Oke Ogun and other parts of the state.  The protesters also asked the governor of the state, Seyi Makinde to intervene and secure the release of some[Read More…]

Oyo State will not provide free land for private ranching – Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has said the state will not provide free land for ranching for private businesses. Makinde said this to clarify a tweet in which he revealed that Oyo State will adopt the National Livestock Transformation Plan which is already being implemented in Kwara State. The Governor,[Read More…]

Seyi Makinde has approved the reopening of Shasha market

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has approved the reopening of Shasha market following the closure of the market. NewsWireNGR had reported that, Governor Makinde of Oyo State had last week, imposed an indefinite curfew in Sasha market where traders clashed leaving stalls burnt, an unconfirmed number of traders killed and[Read More…]

Seyi Makinde has no plans to leave the PDP – Aide

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has denied dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for another party. The governor, in a statement issued on Monday by his spokesman, Taiwo Adisa, described reports of his defection as “a concocted falsehood from purveyors of fake news, who are bent on maligning the governor[Read More…]