Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has stated the readiness of his administration to add tourism as a major plank of its economic expansion agenda. The governor stated this at Igbo-Ora, on Saturday, during the annual World Twins Festival, organised by the Igbo-Ora community, Twins World Creations, and the state government. The Chief Press Secretary to […]

Omoniyi Afeez Nothing is sold by God. A gift is a present given to another person. Man is always given good things as gifts and treasures. Engineer Seyi Makinde is a true gift to the people of Oyo State. We are deeply grateful to the governor of Oyo State, Engr Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde, who is […]

Being the Three Years in Office Broadcast by His Excellency Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 My Dear Good People of Oyo State, When you gave us the mandate to serve, we made a promise to you, that we would engineer a modern Oyo State by building on four pillars: Education, Economy, Health and […]

Oyo state government is set to partner with the Media and Digital Skills Center Nigeria to train its public school students on Coding, Robotics, Artificial intelligence and Drone Technology. The programs, according to the Honourable Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barrister Rahman Abiodun Abdu-Raheem is aimed at bridging the craving gaps in the education […]

…as gov donates Bus to guest lecturer, Hajj slots to others Oyo State Governor,’ Seyi Makinde on Tuesday, reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to sustaining religious harmony and peaceful coexistence in the state. The Governor, who stated this while delivering a keynote address at the 8th annual Omi tuntun Ramadan lecture, held at the […]

The Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun, has frowned at the attitude of the younger generation towards Yoruba cultural values. Olatunbosun said that modern education system is practically impossible without youths imbibing their true essence, stressing that most youths need to learn more about their cultural backgrounds and languages. The […]

The Oyo State government has disclosed that the 2022 World Tourism Day will be celebrated at the Iyamapo Hill at Igbeti, Olorunsogo local government. The Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun stated this on Tuesday at his office while hosting members of the Igbeti Mega Tourism Group, a body of indigenes of […]

This is as Islamic clerics and well wishers thronged his office on Tuesday morning to over prayer and good wishes to the former local government executive Chairman and the incumbent governor of the State. The special prayer which was led by Sheik Anifowoshe Ayede started around 9am, where clerics prayed that all that appeared like […]

The Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun, has declared that his priority in 2023 is the reelection of the state governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, for a second term in office. Olatubosun made this declaration during a breakfast meeting with members of the South West Group of Online Publishers(SWEGOP), on Friday. […]

Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun has said the selling point of Engr Seyi Makinde is the ongoing massive development of infrastructure to fast-track socioeconomic growth of the entire state. Dr Olatubosun declared  that before the advent of governor Makinde , Oyo state has never witnessed massive construction of road […]

That sunny afternoon of May 29, 2019, after Governor Seyi Makinde was sworn into office, he mounted the podium, leaned into the microphone and announced that the focus of his administration was to turn around the economic fortunes of Oyo State and restore it to its position as the Pacesetter State. For many, this was […]

The Oyo State Government, on Wednesday, approved the award of the contract for the dualization of the Ibadan Airport Road for the cost of N4.9 billion.The Commissioner for Public Works, Infrastructure and Transport, Prof. Daud Sangodoyin, made this announcement, while briefing journalists after the executive council meeting held at the Oyo State Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan, […]

The Oyo State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has named the Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, the ‘Best Media-Friendly Governor in the history of the Pacesetter State. The Union, which announced the award while declaring open the year 2021 Press Week, held at NUJ Press Center, Iyaganku, Ibadan, said that the governor has made the practice […]

The governorship election petition tribunal in Oyo State has dismissed the petition of the Action Alliance (AA) and its gubernatorial candidate, Babatunde Samson Ajala against governor Seyi Makinde. The three-man tribunal led by Justice Ejiro Emudainohwu delivered the judgement on Friday. Other members of the tribunal who sat in Ibadan, the state capital are Justices […]

Governor Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, approved the appointment of Professor Olawale Olakulehin as Acting Chief Medical Director, LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso. This was contained in a statement signed by the Chief of Staff to the Governor Otunba Segun Ogunwuyi. According to the statement, the appointment is with immediate effect. The governor, while congratulating the new […]

Governor Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, approved the appointment of Miss Ololade Ajibola as the Senior Special Assistant (Special Duties); Alhaji Akeem Azeez as Personal Assistant (1); Mr. Samson Adejumo as Personal Assistant (2) and Mr. Isah Kabir as Principal Secretary to the Executive Governor. This was contained in a statement signed by the Chief of […]

Education Secretaries across the 33 Local Government Universal Basic Education Authority Areas (LGUBEAs), have congratulated Engr. Seyi Makinde, on his inauguration for a second term as the Governor of Oyo State. A statement signed by the Education Secretary, Ibadan South-west Local Government Universal Basic Education Authority, Mrs. Morenike Adeniran, sent to newsmen indicated this on Wednesday. The statement […]

Being the Inaugural Address by His Excellency Seyi Makinde, the Executive Governor of Oyo State, on Monday, May 29, 2023, at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, Ibadan. Four years ago, I took an oath before God and you, the good people of Oyo State. I pledged to put aside my self-interest to serve you to the […]

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has reassured the people of the state of his resolve to always put the intrest of the people first as against his personal intrest. He gave the pledge shortly after he was sworn-in by the Chief Judge of the state, Justce Iyabo Yerima for a second term of […]

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has declared that he has become poorer than he was in 2019 after the completion of his first term tenure of four years. Makinde who was received by the Director of CCB in Oyo state, Mr Bisi Atolagbe, made this declaration on Friday, May 26 while addressing journalists at the […]

The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde has ordered the dissolution of the management and Board of the Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital. The Chairman, Transition and Inauguration Committee, Otunba Segun Ogunwuyi, who disclosed this in a statement today, Friday May 26, 2023, said the dissolution is with immediate effect. While thanking for their selfless […]

Governor Seyi Makinde has approved the dualization of Akobo-Ojurin- Olorunda Abaa/Odogbo Barracks by N.O Idowu College. This was contained in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government & Chieftaincy Matters, Mr. Joel Olaleye Ajagbe on Friday, May 26, 2023. He said that the project which will be executed by Lagelu Local […]

Governor Seyi Makinde has approved the appointment of Kikelomo Adijat Adegoke as the substantive Accountant General of Oyo State. The Head of Service, Mrs. Olubunmi Oni mni, made this known in a statement on Friday in Abuja. Oni said the appointment took effect on Thursday, May 26, 2023. The Oyo State Governor has also approved […]

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