Oyo Governor, Makinde sacks works commissioner, redeploys two others
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde on Monday sacked his Commissioner for Works, Infrastructure, and Transport, Raphael Afonja, from his position and approved the redeployment of two commissioners.
In a letter dated August 10, signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Olubamiwo Adeosun and a separate memo, the governor said the termination of appointment and redeployment of the two commissioners takes immediate effect.
“I wish to convey the approval of His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde, on the termination of your appointment as Honourable Commissioner, with immediate effect.
“Consequent upon the above development, you are hereby directed to hand over all the government items in your possession to the Permanent Secretary (Ministry of Works, Infrastructure and Transport).
“I am to add that your contribution within the time of your sojourn is appreciated and commendable, and therefore, wish you success in your future endeavours. I thank you,”
The two affected commissioners in the redeployment are; Special Duties commissioner, Bayo Lawal who has been moved to the ministry of local government and chieftaincy affairs, while his counterpart who was in the Ministry, Funmilayo Orisadeyi, was moved to the Ministry of Special Duties.