The Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Monday, sacked two commissioners from his cabinet and redeployed five others as Special Advisers.
The commissioners relieved of their appointment were, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade (Health) and Mr Gbenga Agbeyo (Environment), while eight new commissioners and seven Special Advisers were newly appointed into the cabinet.
Speaking during the swearing-in ceremony at the Conference Hall of the Governor’s Office, Ado-Ekiti, on Monday, Fayemi, who also swore in the Chairman State Universal Basic Education Board(SUBEB) and a member of Local Government Service Commission, urged the new appointees to see their new public service roles as an opportunity to serve and not an avenue to enrich themselves.
The governor also expressed his immense appreciation to the outgoing executive members for their meritorious service and contributions, especially by committing half of their salaries to the COVID-19 relief fund.
The newly inaugurated commissioners are; Mr Akin Omole (Information and Values Orientation); Dr Oyebanji Filani (Health); Mr Akin Oyebode (Finance and Economic Development); Prince Olabode Adetoyi (Agriculture and Food Security); Otunba Oladiran Adesua (Housing and Urban Development); Dr (Mrs) Olabimpe Aderiye (Education, Science and Technology); Mrs Mariam Ogunlade (Women Affairs and Social Development); and Princess Iyabode Fakunle-Okhiemen (Environment and Natural Resources). Mr Muyiwa Olumilua was moved to the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industries