Osun Governor Makes New Appointments
Osun state governor Gboyega Akintola

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun state has appointed Oluwole Oyebamiji as Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Charles Akinola as his Chief of Staff (CoS).

The Chief Press Secretary to the governor in Osogbo, Adeshina Adeniyi, made this known in a statement made to reporters on Thursday.

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Adesina, who added that the governor also named Adeyanju Binuyo as Deputy Chief of Staff, said that the appointment would take effect immediately.

The statement read that 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).

Oyebamiji is also an erstwhile full-time Commissioner in the Osun State Civil Service Commission while Akinola was an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a Fellow of the Weatherhead Centre for International Affairs, Harvard University.

Concise News recalls that Oyetola’s appointment comes in about four months after he emerged as governor of the state on Nov. 27, 2018.

He had defeated the popular dancing senator, Ademola Adeleke, who contested along-side Oyetola under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the Sept. 2018 governorship election in the state.