Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has warned the newly sworn-in Special Advisers, Board Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen that his administration will not condone in-fighting and rivalry.
Governor Adeleke also charged them to be above board in the discharge of their duties, adding that the rule of law and due process would be respected by his administration and that he would not tolerate corruption and incompetence.
This warning was contained in the address of Governor Adeleke at the swearing-in of the newly appointed Special Advisers and Board Members.
The Governor had sent a request and sought the appointment of 25 Special Advisers from the Osun State House of Assembly.
He later sent another five nominees to make it 30 Special Advisers nominees.
After the Assembly approved the list of Special Advisers nominees, the Governor also approved the appointment of 14 additional Special Advisers to bring the list to 44.
He charged them to be above board in the discharge of their duties.
“My administration believes in following the rule of law and due process all the time.
“I want to advise you to salvage the State with new ideas.
“I will not tolerate corruption and incompetence from you and I will not condone in-fighting and rivalry among the appointees.
“I urge both the Commissioners and the Special Advisers to work harmoniously and in collaboration with the career officers for the good of the State.
“All of you must work within the limit of your powers,” Adeleke said.
The cabinet-rank Special Advisers sworn-in are: Azeez Badmus- Information and Communication Technology, Moshood Yakubu- Transport, Dr Adekunle Akindele- Public Health, Moji Omisore- Rural & Community Development, Kamoru Ajisafe- Tax Matters, Ropo Oyewole- Legislative Matters, Emiola Fakeye- Investment (OSICOL), Banke Omisore- SDGs, Hashim Abioye Esq- Legal Matters, Olawale Rasheed- Spokesperson/Special Adviser.
The non-cabinet rank Special Adviser’s cadre are: Femi Carena- Office of Surveyor General, Stephen Olaniran Akanfe Atidade- Agriculture-OSSADEC/OSSADEP, Tunde Balogun- Sanitation, Eniola Odeniyi- Public Enlightenment, Muniru Adebayo Raji- Political Affairs, Goddey Olijeh- Local Government Affairs, Seyi Babatunde- Osun Road Maintenance Agency, Sunday Komolafe- Secondary Education (SSEB), Tope Victor Anjorin- Tourism, Oyeboade Rasheedat Oyewale Afolabi- STOWASSA/Water Regulatory Commission, Odelade Sarafat OLanrewaju- RUWESA, Nurudeen Emiloju- CSDP (Community and Social Development Projects), Yemi Ayodele- Home Grown School Feeding, Halid Sekina Temilade- Children Affairs, Ajetunmobi Akinwale- School Monitoring (Education District Offices) and Hawa Ahmed- Federal Affairs.
Others are: Durojaiye Isaac Kolawole. Empowerment and Cooperative, Adebimpe Koyi-Diaspora Affairs, Abiodun Olaniran-Waste Management, Adam Akintunde Akindere- Lands (Property Development, Yemi Owolade- Global Investments, Teniola Lanlehin- Education, Felix Lekan Olatunji- Trade and Investment, Dr Michael Oyerinde- Primary Health Care, Ademola Adeshina- Technical and Vocational Studies, Olusola Ajala- Public Communications/Compere, Bukola Onifade- Boundary Matters, Fausat Sarumi- Assets Management, Eniola Omotosho- Market Women Affairs, Kehinde Alexander Oloke- Traditional Matters, Kamal Adekilekun- Regional Integration, Olubi Adejobi- Intergovernmental Assignments, Prof Lukman Jumoda- Mining and Mineral Matters, Sir Adekunle Adepoju- General Services, Odejobi Akinkunmi Abiodun- Special Duties, Princess Doyin Laoye- Skills Acquisition and Training and Olaniyi Akinlabi- Special Adviser on Protocol Matters.