Oyo state governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has appointed Mr. Taiwo Adisa as his chief press secretary.
The appointment which takes immediate effect was confirmed in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan by the chief of staff to the governor, Chief Bisi Ilaka.
Until his appointment, Adisa was the group politics editor and Abuja bureau chief of Tribune newspapers.
He had earlier served as special assistant (media relations) to former President of the Senate, Senator Adolphus Wabara between 2003 and May 2005.
He was educated at the University of Ibadan, where he earned BA and MA degrees in Communication and Language Arts.
Adisa has had an illustrious career in journalism spanning stints in The News Tempo Magazines, The Punch Newspapers and lately Tribune which he joined in July 2005.
He also runs a weekly column in the Sunday Tribune called The Lynx-Eye, which he uses to dissect political developments across the country.
Adisa who hails from Ogbomoso south local government of the state is currently undertaking a Ph.D programme in media arts at the University of Abuja.
Meanwhile, Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has assured Deltans that he will be equitable in making appointments as his second term begins.
The governor gave the assurance at a thanksgiving service that took place at St. Philips Anglican Church, Asaba on Sunday, June 2, to celebrate his successful inauguration for a second term.
The thanksgiving service was attended by his wife, Dame Edith, his deputy, Barr, Kingsley Otuaro and his wife, Engr. Ebierin, former Governor James Ibori, former deputy governors of the state, Prof. Amos Utuama (SAN) and Chief Benjamin Elue, among other top dignitaries.
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