Ex Deputy Governor, APC chairmen ,Others Enlisted In Ekiti Committe For Political Appointnents.

Former deputy governor, Professor Modupe Adelabu ,current and two former Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress(APC) were among the eight member committee set up by governor Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji to coordinate the appointment of new political appointments .
Recall that governor Oyebanji is running a skeletal cabinet of few  Commisdiiners ,Special Advisers and Special Assistants since its inception in October 2022.
A st5 by Yinka Oyebode, Special Adviser (Media) to the Governor said the gesture was fulfilment of his pre-election promise to the people of Ekiti State to get them involved in the appointment of political office holders in his government
The committee has the mandate of the Governor to consult with relevant stakeholders across the 16 local government areas of the state, screen and recommend names of suitable candidates for political appointment.
Some of the key requirements the committee will consider, aside paper qualifications, include track record, character, competence, compassion, integrity, diligence and contribution to community development, among others.
The committee’s task, however, does not cover appointment into the governing councils of state-owned tertiary institutions, as there are laid down procedures guiding such appointment.
Members of the committee are:
1. Chief George Akosile – – Chairman
2. Prof Modupe Adelabu –    Member
3. Barrister Paul Omotoso –  Member
4. Chief Alaba Bejide       –    Member
5. Chief Olajide Awe         –    Member
6. Chief (Mrs) Ronke Okusanya- Member
7. Mr Bayo Aina                         – Member
8. Mr Lekan Ijidale                     – Member
The inaugural meeting of the committee is scheduled for Monday, April 3, 2023.

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