BREAKING: Makinde Upgrades Dada Awoleye’s Portfolio To Special Adviser
By Henry Odeh
The executive governor of Oyo state, Engr Seyi Makinde, has upgraded the appointment of former house of representatives member, Honourable Abiodun Dada Awoleye as Special Adviser Primary Healthcare from his initial portfolio of Chairman, Primary Healthcare Board. Sunrisebulletin.com reports.
The Special Adviser to Governor Seyi Makinde on Legislative Matters, Honourable Samuel Adejumobi confirmed this while speaking exclusively with sunrisebulletin.com on Monday 7th December.
Hon. Awoleye, who represented Ibadan North federal constituency at the National Assembly’s green chamber in the 7th and 8th assembly respectively was initially appointed by governor Makinde as Chairman, Oyo State Primary Healthcare Board and he had served in that capacity until the new appointment.
According to the new letter of appointment, the Special Adviser on Primary Healthcare, Dada Awoleye’s appointment was backdated to take effect from 1st December, 2020.
Sunrisebulletin.com recalls that a stalwart of the Oyo state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Oyo state house of assembly member, Honourable Abioye Mathew Adegboyega had last week turned down an appointment from governor Seyi Makinde as member, Agricultural Credit of Oyo state.
The ex state lawmaker who did not disclosed reasons behind his rejection of the appointment however, hinted to people close to him that the appointment demean his status and unbefitting for a loyal party member of his political reputation.
Hon Awoleye, who also confirmed the new appointment to sunrisebulletin.com on phone when contacted on Monday however, expressed joy at the development.