Governor’s Confidence in Recent Appointments
Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has expressed unwavering confidence in his recent administrative appointments, particularly highlighting the significance of Dr. Olayide Adelami as the new Deputy Governor and Mr. Tayo Oluwatuyi as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG).
Governor’s Praise for Appointees’ Qualifications
Speaking at the Government House in Akure during his first meeting with Adelami and Oluwatuyi, Governor Aiyedatiwa commended their qualifications and readiness to fulfill their new roles.
He highlighted the immense responsibilities of the deputy governor role and praised the prompt action of the SSG in assuming his duties.
Endorsements from Various Quarters
Governor Aiyedatiwa revealed that he has received commendations from various quarters, including traditional rulers and religious leaders, endorsing the appointments of Adelami and Oluwatuyi.
Significance of Appointments Amid Executive Council Dissolution
The governor’s endorsement comes following the dissolution of the state Executive Council on Wednesday.
Aiyedatiwa’s decision to appoint Adelami, a former deputy clerk of the National Assembly, as his deputy, and Oluwatuyi as the SSG, marked a significant shift after the removal of all political appointees made by the late former governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.
Positive Response to Appointments
The overwhelming positive response to the appointment of Adelami and Oluwatuyi is viewed as an affirmation of Governor Aiyedatiwa’s judgment in selecting the right individuals for these critical positions.
Anticipated Fresh Impetus in Ondo State Governance
The new appointments are anticipated to bring a fresh impetus to the governance of Ondo State, as the administration seeks to chart a new course following the recent political changes.