Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has made his son Babajide Akeredolu, the Director-General of the state’s Performance and Project Implementation Monitoring Unit (PPIMU).
Babajide’s appointment was announced in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Ondo, Donald Ojogo.
According to Ojogo, Akeredolu nominated 14 new commissioners-designate and seven special advisers to join his cabinet.
The appointees include: Bamidele Olateju (Akoko South-East), Adefarati Adegboyega (Akoko South-West), Fatai Olotu (Akoko North-East), Dr Julianah Oshadahun (Akoko North-West), and Dele Ologun (Akure North).
Others are Sunday Adekunle (Idanre), Razak Obe (Ifedore), Dr Banji Ajaka (Ilaje), Emmanuel Igbasan (Irele), Mrs Yetunde Adeyanju (Odigbo), Femi Agagu (Okitipupa), Wale Akinlosotu (Ondo East), Lola Fagbemi (Ondo West), and Olayato Aribo (Ose).
Similarly, those nominated for the position of special advisers include Dr Victor Ategbole, Dr Wunmi Ilawole, Tobi Ogunleye, Dr Jibayo Adeyeye, Olamide Falana, Dr Francis Faduyile, and Niyi Oseni.
“The names of the nominees, especially the position of commissioner, will be forwarded to the House of Assembly for screening, clearance and confirmation,” said Ojogo.
“All nominated/appointed persons will be sworn in at a date to be announced later after the necessary legislative processes. Mr Governor wishes all nominated persons the best of luck.”