Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has appointed Mr. Femi Awakan as the Chairman of the state’s Bureau of Internal Revenue.
Makinde announced this on Thursday.
The governor in a statement made available to DAILY POST also announced the appointment of other political appointees.
The appointees, according to the statement include: Hon. Adeyinka Kazeem Adeniyi, Chief Omokunmi Mustapha and Hon. Gbenga Oyekola.
Adeniyi was appointed as Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters.
Mustapha who is the immediate past Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state was appointed as Special Adviser on Interparty Affairs.
Oyekola was appointed as Special Adviser on Economic Planning.
The governor in the statement also announced the appointment of Dimeji Ladepo as Director-General for the state’s Mineral Development Agency.
Also announced as political appointees were Femi Ibikunle, Mr. Timothy Olufemi Sunday, Hon. Diji Odegoke, Hon. Razak Fadiran who were named as special assistants on Interfaith Affairs; People with Special Needs, Special Assistant on Ido/Ibarapa Federal Constituency, Special Assistant on Trade and Investments respectively.
The statement continued by saying that a former President of the Student Union Government of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Abiodun Oluwaseun has been appointed as the Special Assistant on Project Delivery to the governor.
Makinde while speaking, charged the new appointees to discharge their duties with diligence and loyalty.