In the News This Week
Governor Seyi Makinde approves the employment of 692 Education Officers for Unity Schools and Technical Colleges.
Oyo State Government donates a Biosafety level 2 Cabinet and a Real-Time Thermal Cycler to the Biorepository and Clinical Virology Laboratory of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan.
The Oyo State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into Police Brutality, Violation of Rights of Citizens and Unlawful Killings concludes public hearings.
More in the news this week
The Oyo State Government donated a Biosafety level 2 Cabinet and a Real-Time Thermal Cycler to the Biorepository and Clinical Virology Laboratory of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan. At the presentation, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr Ayoola Adebisi, explained that the donation was in fulfilment of Governor Seyi Makinde’s promise to improve the healthcare system in the state. He also said that the donated equipment would assist the hospital in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. (July 12, 2021)
The Oyo State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into Police Brutality, Violation of Rights of Citizens and Unlawful Killings concluded its public hearings after about six months. The panel heard 163 cases in 63 sittings. Speaking after their last sitting, the Chairman of the Panel, Justice Badejoko Adeniji (retd), thanked Governor Seyi Makinde, members of the committee and others who played a role in the panel’s success. She said that the panel’s report would be submitted in due course. (July 13, 2021)
The Oyo State Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism kicked off the data gathering of Ofi Weavers and Marketers Association members in Oyo Town as a prelude to the disbursement of loans under the micro-lending financial support program of Sterling Bank plc. Speaking at the occasion, the Special Adviser to Governor Seyi Makinde on Tourism and Culture, Hon Ademola Akeem, said the programme was part of Governor Makinde’s initiative to empower the local entrepreneurs. The gesture would also ensure that they showcase their products to the outside world. He said that the soft loans would not involve any collateral whatsoever. (July 15, 2021)
Governor Seyi Makinde approved the employment of 692 Education Officers for Unity Schools and Technical Colleges. This was contained in a statement released by the Chairman, Civil Service Commission, Alhaji Kamoru Abiodun Aderibigbe. Alhaji Aderibigbe said candidates who attended the interviews for the recruitment of Education Officers in April/May 2021, should check their status on the state’s job portal from Saturday, July 17, 2021. He also said that the letters of appointment for successful candidates would be ready for collection mid- August, while the officers would be expected to assume duties at the Ministry of Education from September 1, 2021.
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