Gov. Akeredolu, Sacks Political Appointees, Appoints Over 40 New Replacement

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The Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, has dissolved some political appointees with immediate effect and also approved the appointments of new aides.

This was contained in a press statement signed by Chief Press Secretary to the Gov. Olabode Richard Olatunde on Wednesday at Akure, the state capital.

The new appointment saw some appointees return with the Governor while some couldn’t make the list.


Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, has dissolved some political appointees with immediate effect.

The affected appointees include Personal Assistants, Special Assistants and Senior Special Assistants. Governor Akeredolu thanked them for their selfless service and dedication to the service of the State.

Subsequently, the Governor has approved the appointment of Bola Alabi, Esq as the new Chief of Protocol. Alabi, a Legal Practitioner, served as Deputy Chief of Protocol in the first term of the Governor. Mrs. Olufunke Bisi Aruna has been appointed as the Deputy Chief of Protocol.

In the meantime, Mr. Governor has also approved that Mr. Kunle Adebayo and his two other committee members should continue to superintend over the affairs of the OSRC Media Group as Chairman and members of the committee.

Mr. Bayo Olafusi has equally been nominated as member of the Ondo State Judicial Service Commission. His name is being forwarded to the Ondo State House of Assembly
for confirmation.

Other appointments approved by the Governor are:

i.​Prince Olusegun Omojuwa – Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor

ii. ​Dr. Doyin Odebowale – Senior Special Assistant ( Special Duties and Strategy)

iii. ​Pastor Akin Olotu – Senior Special Assistant (Agriculture)

iv. ​Alhaji Jimoh Dojumo – Senior Special Assistant (Security)

v.​Mr. Lincoln Afolabi Ojo – Senior Special Assistant (Youth Empowerment)

vi. ​Felix Kolawole Alonge, Esq – Senior Special Assistant (Social Investment

vii. ​Dapo Aruwajoye – Senior Special Assistant (Broadcast Communications)

viii. ​Ojo Oyewamide – Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity)

ix.​Mrs. Gilda Amata – Senior Special Assistant (Domestic)

x. ​Mrs. Kehinde Omolara Adeniran – Senior Special Assistant (Women Affairs)

xi. ​Mr. Ogunyemi Olumuyiwa Ojo – Senior Special Assistant (Youth and Students

xii.​Mrs. Temitope Omolola Daniyan – Senior Special Assistant (Gender, Research
and Documentation)

xiii. ​Miss. Tobilola Fademi – Senior Special Assistant (Media)

xiv. ​Mr. Rowland Iheloghara – Senior Special Assistant (Media)

xv.​Mr. Kenneth Odusola Stevenson – Press Secretary to the Governor

xvi.​ Stella Anyanwu – Senior Special Assistant

xvii. ​Oshinbolu Irene Abiodun Olubola – Senior Special Assistant

xviii. ​Mrs. Elizabeth Akpan – Senior Special Assistant (Administration)

xix.​Alex Ukah – Special Assistant (Special Duties)

xx. ​Nguher Zaki – Special Assistant (Photography)

xxi.​Mr. Micheal Attah – Special Assistant (Photography)

xxii.​Mr. Saidu Abdulrahman Kemi – Special Assistant (Photography)

xxiii. ​Mr. Olugbenga Asade – Special Assistant (Multi Media)

xxiv. ​Mr. Lawal Fatai Olushina – Special Assistant (Natural Resources)

xxv.​Mr. Yomi Egbukuyomi – Special Assistant (Credit and Loans)

xxvi. ​Leke Akeredolu – Special Assistant (Media Relations)

xxvii.​Odili Peace Yinjesu – Special Assistant (Innovation and Partnership)

xxviii. Miss Ngozi Ugochi Igbo – Special Assistant (Gender, Research and

xxix.​Adebowale Debo Ikuseewo-Akinbami – Special Assistant (Social Media & Archives)

xxx. ​Princess Aderonke Julianah Adeyemi – Special Assistant

xxxi. ​Mary Agidi – Special Assistant (Media)

xxxii. ​Noami Olabode – Special Assistant

xxxiii. ​Gbemisola Ogunribokun – Special Assistant

xxxiv.​Folakemi Toyosi Ogunleye – Special Assistant

xxxv.​Mr. Segun Michael Iwalokun – Personal Assistant to the Deputy Governor

xxxvi. ​Venerable Benjamin Kunle Babalola – Chaplain, Government House Chapel

xxxvii. Rev. Adeleke Enoch Kehinde Olufemi – Asst. Chaplain, Government House Chapel.

The Governor wishes the new appointees best of luck while urging them to discharge their duties effectively, with utmost responsibility deserving of their offices.


Olabode Richard Olatunde
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Ondo State.

March 3, 2021.

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