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FeedbackOYSG News for February 22-26,2021

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Media chat held

Governor Seyi Makinde held his first quarterly media chat for 2021 on a programme tagged ‘Alaye Gomina’ on the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS) TV. Governor Makinde addressed governance issues in Oyo State and fielded questions from journalists and members of the public. (February 20, 2021)

Closed-door security meeting hosted

Governor Seyi Makinde hosted a closed-door security meeting with southwest governors, traditional rulers and heads of security agencies in the region. The southwest governors resolved to implement the resolution of the National Economic Council that states should manage their forest reserves. They also agreed to collaborate with the federal government to secure their borders. (February 20, 2021)

2017-2020 civil servant promotions

The Oyo State Government hosted a sensitisation programme for directors in charge of the upcoming 2017-2020 promotions to enable them conduct an error-free exercise. During the training, the Permanent Secretary, Service Matters, Alhaji Fatai Oladeinde, who represented the Head of Service, Mrs Ololade Agboola, highlighted some of the worker-friendly policies of the present administration. He urged the directors to use the promotions to reward deserving officers and create an incentive for others to follow. (February 22, 2021)


Governor Seyi Makinde approved the reopening of Sasa market. He gave the direction during a meeting with Sasa community leaders and stakeholders. However, Governor Makinde stated that the Iroko market, where the crisis started, would remain shut. He also directed that solar street lights should be installed in the market, all debris cleared and palliatives distributed to the traders who lost their properties during the crisis. (February 23, 2021)

Hijrah Public Holiday Reinstated

The Oyo State Government has reinstated Hijrah as a public holiday in the state. Governor Seyi Makinde stated this during a get together with Muslims in the state to compensate for missing Maulud Nabiy last year. (February 24, 2021)


Governor Seyi Makinde, accompanied by top government officials, inspected some ongoing projects in Ibadan. The projects were the dualisation of Agodi Gate-Old Ife road, the reconstruction of Airport-Ajia- New Ife Express road with a spur to Amuloko and the flood management project at Onipepeye. Governor Makinde stated that all projects were proceeding according to schedule. (February 24, 2021)


Governor Seyi Makinde commissioned the rehabilitated and upgraded Awotan Dumpsite, Awotan, Ibadan. During the event, Governor Makinde stated that the rehabilitation was part of the new solid waste management initiative being implemented by his administration. (February 25, 2021)

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