WE WILL RETRIEVE 96BIL LOOTED DURING AJIMOBI- GOVT SAYS MAKINDE

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, says his administration would retreive the state’s funds allegedly looted by officials of the administration of late Senator Abiola Ajimobi. According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Taiwo Adisa, the governor said this on Wednesday at the commencement of the construction of the 21km Ajia-Airport-New Ife Expressway Road, in Ajia town. The 21-kilometre road project was awarded at the cost of N8.5 billion. Although the governor did not mention his predecessor’s name, he stated that the funds stolen in 96…

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CORONAVIRUS: MAKINDE CANCELS THIRD TERM IN OYO SCHOOLS, ANNOUNCES RESUMPTION DATE, NEW SCHOOL CALENDAR

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Tuesday, announced the cancellation of third term for pupils in both primary and secondary schools in the state. Mr Makinde, who announced this through his education commissioner, Olasunkanmi Olaleye also released a new academic calendar. Mr Olaleye said the third term of the 2019/2020 session has been cancelled and promotion of students, for all affected classes, will now be determined by first and second term continuous assessment. He said the 2020/21 academic session will begin on September 21 and end on July 30,…

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3 MEMBERS OF MAKINDE’S CABINET TEST POSITIVE TO CORONAVIRUS

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has confirmed that three members of the State Executive Council tested positive for coronavirus. The governor in a tweet on Wednesday, said the members have been contacted for treatment. Makinde, who advised residents of the state to take preventive measures against the disease, reiterated that COVID-19 was still in the State. He said, “Today, we received COVID-19 confirmation tests for all members of the Oyo State Executive Council (EXCO). Sadly, three tests came back positive, and two were inconclusive so they will need to…

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WHY SEYI MAKINDE HAS NOT PROBED AJIMOBI- AIDE

Wale Oyewale, Ibadan THe Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has said that former governor Abiola Ajimobi and some of his key cabinet members have yet to be dragged before the state’s anti-graft agency due to bureaucratic bottlenecks. Makinde spoke through his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, while featuring on a political interview programme tagged: ‘South-West Political Circuit,’ on Fresh 105.9 FM, on Saturday. Makinde’s administration established the Oyo State Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in the sixth month of his government. However, the agency has yet to commence activities. Adisa, who…

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SEE THE MIRACLE OIL, MAKINDE, KANO HEALTH COMMISSIONER AND OTHER CELEBS USED IN CURING CORONAVIRUS, AND WHY YOUR DOCTOR MIGHT NOT PRESCRIBE IT

Ever wonder why your doctor will not tell you garlic, bitter cola and ginger cures cattarrh and cough. It is the same reason they will continue to treat CORONAVIRUS with Western medicine. Not many people who knew about Black Seed, especially its oil were taken back months ago when Governor Seyi Makinde revealed what he took to combat Coronavirus. Black Seed with honey is laced with potential immune boosting ingredients that can fight any  bacteria or virus. Not only that, it’s ability to combat cattarrh and cough as well as…

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WEARING OF FACE MASKS NOW COMPULSORY IN OYO SAYS MAKINDE

The Oyo State Government says wearing of face mask in public places is now compulsory. Gov. Seyi Makinde announced this on Friday in Ibadan while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the State COVID-19 Taskforce meeting held at the Government House, Agodi, Ibadan. Makinde, who noted that the directive was one of the measures to prevent, curtail and control the spread of coronavirus, said that the State COVID-19 Taskforce had reached a decision to implement the measure. “If you must leave your house to any public place, then you must…

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OYO RECORDS 2 NEW CASES OF CORONAVIRUS

Oyo state on Tuesday recorded two additional cases of novel coronavirus. The disclosure was made Tuesday evening by the State Chairman of COVID-19 Task Force who is also the State Governor, Seyi Makinde. According to the Governor, one of the new cases is a 28-year-old woman who returned to the country from United Arab Emirate on March 22 while the second case is a 42-year-old man who is a contact of an earlier confirmed COVID-19 case. He added that the isolation process has been initiated, while the contact tracing and…

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MAKINDE WEARS AMOTEKUN OUTIFT TO SIGN REGIONAL SECURITY AGENCY BILL, SEE PIX

Wale Oyewale, Ibadan Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, signed the Oyo State Security Network Agency Bill 2020 for the establishment of Amotekun Corps into law. The Oyo House of Assembly had on March 3, passed the bill to the governor for assent after organising a public hearing and after scaling third reading. The governor, who just arrived from the United States for a business summit, gave his assent to the bill one week after being passed to him by the lawmakers. The Speaker of the Oyo State House…

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FEMI FALANA TELLS MAKINDE: PAY SACKED LG CHAIRMEN THEIR ENTITLEMENTS OR ALLOW THEM TO SERVE THEIR TENURE

Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana waded into the local government crisis in Oyo State, on Monday, urging Governor Seyi Makinde to either allow the sacked elected Chairmen to serve out their tenure or pay them off if they won’t be allowed to complete their tenure. Falana who held that caretaker chairmen were unknown to the nation’s constitution, charged Makinde to rather speed up the process of conducting a local government election in the state. These were some of Falana’s remarks during the maiden edition of Emeritus Professor Muyiwa Awe Annual…

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