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Seyi Makinde Names Ex-Senate Deputy Chief Whip, Hosea Agboola As Transition Committee Chair

A former Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Hosea Ayoola Agboola, has been announced as the chairman of the 10-man transition committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governor-elect in Oyo State, Mr. Seyi Makinde.

The announcement of Agboola, who hailed from Oke-Ogun geo-political zone of the state was made known by the Deputy chairman of the committee and PDP candidate for Oyo central senatorial district, Chief Luqman Bisi Ilaka.

Ilaka in the statement made available to DAILY POST on Wednesday in Ibadan, the state capital, however said that the committee has been inaugurated on Monday by the Governor-elect, Engineer Seyi Makinde.

Agboola, DAILY POST recalls was the only PDP senator from the state between 2011 and 2015.
He represented Oyo North Senatorial District on the platform of PDP.

Other members of the committee according to Ilaka included; Honourable Debo Ogundoyin, Mrs. Oyedijo Bosede Ayo-Famola, secretary, Miss Ololade Ajibola, Mr Adeniyi Afees Babatunde, Barrister Seun Ashamu, Dr B.V. Bello, and Mr Wale Adepoju.

The statement further stated that names of about 20 sub committees who will work with the main committee and the transition committee to be inaugurated by the current administration will be made available soon.

Ilaka said the committe after its inauguration resolved to put the public at large on notice of it’s existence with particular reference to relevant stakeholders which include and is not limited to civil servants, contractors, local authority officials, relevant regulatory bodies and financial watchdogs.

He, however, advised the Governor-elect “to request that the outgoing administration should refrain from the following actions which might be injurious to the financial health of the state.”

The areas listed according to him include; “award of new contracts recruitment of new staff, Sale of vehicles in the custody of public and political office holders, approval to disburse funds held in the stabilisation account of local authorities in the state as these monies are to be applied only in the case of emergencies such as natural disasters and any other action(s) that might be deemed inimical to the financial health of the state.”


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