As part of efforts to position his administration for excellent service delivery, Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, has appointed eight Special Advisers, to play some strategic roles in the government.
This was contained in a press statement released by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Yinka Oyebode in Ado-Ekiti.
The new Special Advisers who are cabinet ranked are: Mr Niyi Adebayo (Budget, Economic Planning and Performance Management); Mrs Tayo Adeola (Investment, Trade and industry); Mr Ebenezer Boluwade (Agriculture and Food Security); Dr (Mrs) Kofoworola Aderiye ( Education, Science and Technology); and Chief Jide Awe (Political and Inter Party Affairs).
Others are: Architect Tope Ogunleye (Bureau of Special Project); Mr Seun Fakuade (Governance, Reforms and Innovation); and Mr Yinka Oyebode (Media and Strategy/ CPS)
Oyebanji, urged the new appointees, who are billed to be sworn in on Friday, to see their appointments as an “opportunity to contribute their time, talent and expertise to the overall development of the State.”
The release also confirmed the reappointment of Brigadier-General Ebenezer Ogundana (rtd) as Security Adviser to the Governor with immediate effect.