Makinde appoints Christian pilgrims board chairman, others

Seyi Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde has approved the renewal of the tenure of Bishop Ademola Moradeyo as the chairman of the Oyo State Pilgrims Welfare Board (Christian Wing).

A statement by the chief press secretary to the governor, Taiwo Adisa, on Monday indicated that the appointment was renewed on Friday, June 14.

The statement equally indicated the appointment of Akeem Azeez as personal assistant (I), Samson Adejumo as personal assistant (II) and Ololade Adejumo as special assistant on special duties.

Governor Makinde also named Layi Adisa as chaplain of the Government House, while Emmanuel Folayemi Akanmu was appointed as deputy chaplain.

Moradeyo, whose tenure was renewed, is currently the bishop of Methodist Church Nigeria Diocese of Ogbomoso.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a bachelor’s degree in theology from the Lutheran College of India, and had served as a president of the Ibadan Progressive Union. He is also the current chairman of the Ogbomoso Community Forum.

Mr Azeez holds a higher national diploma in mass communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan and a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and public affairs from the University of Ibadan.

Mr Adejumo the PA (II) graduated with a degree in economics from the University of Abuja. He has worked in several managerial and consultant capacities dealing with logistics in private, government and international organisations. 

He had worked as a business development executive at Makon Engineering and Technical Services Limited.

The governor wished the new appointees the best in their new assignments.