Ekiti State Governor Appoints 24-Year-Old as Special Assistant

Ekiti State Governor Appoints 24-Year-Old as Special Assistant

  • 24-year- old Tosin Durodola has been appointed as special assistant on digital communications to Governor Kayode Fayemi
  • Durodola was a technical assistant at the Bureau of Communications and Strategy, governor’s office in Ado-Ekiti prior to his appoitment
  • The new apppointee served at the digital media unit of the John Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation prior to the 2018 Ekiti state governorship poll

Ekiti state - Dr Kayode Fayemi, the governor of Ekiti state announced the appointment of Tosin Durodola as his special assistant on digital communications.

The 24-year-old who hails from Igede-Ekiti, Irepodun/Ifelodun LGA confirmed his appointment in a post shared on his Facebook page on Wednesday, August 11.

Tosin Durodola
A 24-year-old man has been appointed as Ekiti state governor's special assistant on digital communications. Photo credit: Durodola Tosin
Source: Facebook

Until his appointment as an aide to Fayemi, Durodola was a Technical Assistant at the Bureau of Communications and Strategy, Governor’s Office, Ado-Ekiti.

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He has a substantial record of research and policy development, and community outreach on broad range of governance, migration, conflict, and displacement-related issues.

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He previously served at the digital media unit of the John Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation prior to the 2018 Ekiti State gubernatorial election.

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The governor who on Thursday, May 20, defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) said the appointment is to afford him the “emotional and social temperature” to discharge his duties.

Ayade stated this in a chat with Arise TV on Friday, May 21. He was quoted to have said:

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