Makinde, Olaniyan, Take Oath As Oyo Governor, Deputy


By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan

Oyo State’s Engineer Seyi Makinde and his Deputy, Engineer Rauf Olaniyan on Wednesday took oath  as the new Governor and Deputy Governor of the state .

Governor Makinde and  his deputy were sworn in at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium Oke Ado, by the Oyo state Chief Judge, Justice Mukta
Abimbola .

Both the governor took the oath of office amidst  loud ovation from thousands of his supporters that stormed the stadium for the ceremony.

The deputy governor first took his oath of office after which Governor Makinde took his turn

The swearing-in ceremony was attended by dignitaries including former Governors of Ekiti, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, Osun, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, and Oyo Otunba Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, Senator Biodun Olujimi and Senator Hosea Agboola,  Chief Bolaji Ayorinde, Chief Jumoke Akinjide, Chief Micheal Koleoso among others.


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