Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun state on Thursday, March 14, appointed Oluwole Oyebamiji as Secretary to the State Government (SSG).
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Oyetola also appointed Charles Akinola as his Chief of Staff (CoS) and Adeyanju Binuyo as deputy Chief of Staff.
The appointment was made known in a statement by Adeshina Adeniyi, the chief press secretary to the governor, in Osogbo. Adesina said the appointments take immediate effect.
According to the statement, Oyebamiji, the SSG, was a 1987 graduate of Theatre Arts of the University of Ibadan.
He was a former permanent secretary in the state, one-time general manager, Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC), and erstwhile full-time commissioner in the state civil service commission.
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Akinola, the CoS, was an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a Fellow of the Weatherhead Centre for International Affairs, Harvard University. Binuyo, the Deputy Chief of Staff, obtained Bsc and Msc from the University of Lagos.
Recall that Legit.ng had reported that a Federal High Court in Abuja dismissed a suit that sought to void the July 20, 2018 governorship primary of the APC in Osun state.
The state’s incumbent governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, won the primary and proceeded to win the governorship election held on September 22 and 27 last year.
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