Amosun Reshuffles Cabinet

The Ogun State Government has announced a shake-up in the membership of its Executive Council. The exercise affected four Commissioners and four Special Advisers to Governor Ibikunle Amsoun. Those affected include Ronke Sokefun, who before now was the Commissioner for Agriculture. Sokefun moves to the Ministry of Urban and Physical Planning. Bashorun Adebola Adeife, former…”
Gbolahan Yusuf
October 19, 2016 10:50 pm

The Ogun State Government has announced a shake-up in the membership of its Executive Council.

The exercise affected four Commissioners and four Special Advisers to Governor Ibikunle Amsoun.

Those affected include Ronke Sokefun, who before now was the Commissioner for Agriculture.

Sokefun moves to the Ministry of Urban and Physical Planning.

Bashorun Adebola Adeife, former Commissioner for Urban and Physical Planning, was moved to the Ministry of Inter-Governmental Affairs.

Also affected is the erstwhile Commissioner for Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Barrister Leke Adewolu, who now superintends the Ministry of Special Duties.

One of the newly sworn-in Commissioners, Abiola Kufile-Okonji, is now in charge of the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, while a Consultant to Governor Ibikunle Amosun, Ronke Onadeko, will oversee the Ministry of Agriculture pending the appointment of a substantive Commissioner for the Ministry.

The affected Special Advisers are the Special Adviser to the Governor on Housing, Bayo Adeyemi, who now moves to the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; Yinka Odufuwa, hitherto of the Ministry of Agriculture, moves to Forestry, while Akinola Lawson, formerly of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, moves to Special Duties.

Others are Segun Adesanya of the Ministry of Special Duties, who moves to Youth and Sports, while Gbenga Opesanwo is in charge of Transport.

The changes take immediate effect.

Meanwhile, Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has sacked three commissioners

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