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    The Oyo State government, on Monday, announced September 21, 2020 as the beginning of the 2020/2021 academic session for primary and secondary schools in the state. It will be recalled that the new calendar was approved on July 21 at a meeting of the State Executive Council, to guide resumption of schools and other associated ...
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    Alhaji Rauf Olaniyan, Oyo State Deputy Governor, on Saturday said the state government’s decision to finance developmental projects through borrowings was in order. Olaniyan told newsmen in Ibadan that such borrowing would shore up the meagre monthly federal allocation and internally generated revenue (IGR) accrued to the state. The state government had faced criticism over ...
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    The All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo State chapter, has cautioned Gov. Seyi Makinde against playing politics with the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in the state, at the expense of the lives of the citizens. The party said this in a statement issued by its Publicity Secretary, Dr AbdulAzeez Olatunde, on Saturday in Ibadan. APC’s reaction came ...
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    Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde, has declared the readiness of his administration to continue to place workers’ welfare on the first line charge. Governor Makinde, who spoke a few hours after the Government and organized labour reached an agreement on the N30,000 minimum wage and the consequential adjustment for workers in the state, said ...
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    The dissolved local government functionaries in Oyo State have warned the newly-inaugurated local government caretaker chairmen against being part of an illegality allegedly perpetrated by the Seyi Makinde  government. This was contained in a letter jointly signed by their Chairman, Prince Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye and the Secretary, Pastor Jesutoye Oluyinka. The letter signed under the aegis ...
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    Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde, has said that political office holders must be guided by principles of fairness and commitment to people’s welfare. The Governor, who stated this while making remarks at the wedding of the sons of the General Overseer of the Living Spring Chapel International, Iwo Road/Ojoo Expressway, Ibadan, Pastor Femi Emmanuel,  ...
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    Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Sunday that his government is strong on welfare issues because of his determination to turn around the standard of living in the state. According to a statement signed by Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, the Governor, who was represented by the Secretary to ...
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    Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Thursday in Ibadan stated the government’s readiness to collaborate with the British government in the training of teachers. Makinde, who said this when he hosted a delegation from the British High Commission, also explained that the government was determined to improve the standard of education. “We are ready ...
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    Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says he has always been in constant communication with his predecessor, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi, over the past administration’s policies in the overall interest of the people. Makinde disclosed this on Monday while playing host to a delegation from Foursquare Gospel Church which paid him a courtesy visit in his ...
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    Former Commissioner of Police in Lagos and Benue states, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, has been appointed by the Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, as his Special Adviser on Security Matters. The Governor, according to a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, approved the appointment, which took effect from August 1. ...