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100 Operational Vehicles for Oyo Amotekun and Latest News from Oyo State

Cross section of 100 operational vehicles for Oyo Amotekun

Governor Seyi Makinde handed over 100 operational vehicles to the Oyo Amotekun Corps

Governor Seyi Makinde performs the groundbreaking ceremony for the building of the permanent site of the Nigerian Air Force Base, Ibadan.

Oyo State Government pays gratuities to seventy-three retirees.

Commissioner for Public Works and Transportation, Professor Dahud Shangodoyin, inspects bus terminals.

Gratuities Payment

The Oyo State Government through the Ministry of Establishments and Training has paid gratuities to another tranche of 73 retirees.

A total sum of one hundred and sixty-two million, five hundred and seventy-three thousand, eight hundred and seventy Naira, eighty-six kobo (₦162,573,870.86) was paid to the retirees consisting of January 2014 retirees (61) and the “Lam retirees” of 2002 (12). The 2002 retirees, who have previously been paid their retirement benefits, were paid 10% recomputation as additional payment. (March 28, 2022)

Quarterly Meeting

The quarterly meeting of the Oyo State Council of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (OYCCIMA) was held in Ibadan. Speaking at the event the Commissioner for Trade, Industry, Investment and Cooperatives, Barr. Olasunkanmi Olaleye, highlighted some of the initiatives of the authorities aimed at revitalising the economy of the state. Some of these programmes and projects include the development of entrepreneurial skills among youths and women in the state and the proposed construction of the Industrial Cluster within Akinyele Local Government Area in collaboration with the Technology Incubation Centre (TIC). (March 29, 2022)

Courtesy Visit 

Counsellor (Management) and Consul Deputy High Commissioner of Canada, Aissatou Seck, pays a courtesy visit to the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatubosun in Oyo State. During the visit, Dr Olatubosun highlighted the cultural and tourism potentials of Oyo State and urged the envoy to help facilitate a stronger relationship between the state and the Canadian Government. On her part, Ms Seck expressed delight that Oyo State has so many cultural/tourist sites and promised future collaborations with the authorities. (March 30, 2022)

Courtesy Visit

Governor Seyi Makinde received the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao, and his entourage on a courtesy visit. Air Marshal Amao was in Ibadan for the groundbreaking ceremony of the new Nigerian Air Force Base, which will be located in Ajia, Ibadan. During the visit, Governor Makinde expressed his gratitude to the Nigerian Air Force and other security agencies for keeping Oyo State’s people safe. He also reassured them of his administration’s commitment and support. (March 31, 2022)

Inspection Visit

The Commissioner for Public Works and Transportation, Professor Dahud Shangodoyin, paid an inspection visit to the bus terminals at Ojoo and Challenge, Ibadan. During the visit, Professor Sangodoyin confirmed that the Ojoo and Challenge projects are 95 and 99% complete with features like ticketing booths, toilets, restaurants, relaxation spots, the Seyi Makinde tower, security section, waiting lounges, and loading bay already in place. He expressed optimism that the terminals would be ready for use soon. (March 31, 2022)

Groundbreaking Ceremony

Governor Seyi Makinde performed the groundbreaking ceremony for the building of the permanent site of the Nigerian Air Force Base, Ibadan. In his remarks during the ceremony, Governor Makinde reaffirmed the Oyo State Government’s support for all security agencies in the state. He said the building of the permanent site of the Nigerian Air Force Base in Ajia Ibadan, was part of his administration’s overall plan to turn the Ibadan Airport axis into an aerotropolis. He also said the Oyo State Government donated 58.85 hectares of land to the Nigerian Air Force and will provide N500 million for the construction of the base. (March 31, 2022)

Operational Vehicles

Governor Seyi Makinde handed over 100 operational vehicles to the Oyo State Amotekun Corps at the Governor’s Office, State Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan. During the handing over ceremony, Governor Makinde said the Oyo State Government will continue to prioritise the security of the people of Oyo State, so that the citizens will be able to sleep with both eyes closed. He said the operational vehicles will further enhance the capacity of Oyo Amotekun to protect lives and property in Oyo State. (April 01, 2022) 

Oyo Amotekun Corps Job Portal Opens.

The Oyo Amotekun Corps job portal is now open for applications. The recruitment exercise will run from March 30, 2022 to April 12, 2022. Interested candidates are to register online at www.jobportal.oyostate.gov.ng/amotekun/my-application.

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