By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The Pioneer Permanent Secretary, Oyo State Local Government Staff Pensions Board, Comrade Bayo Titilola-Sodo over the weekend promised to lay good foundation for pensioners in the state
Comrade Titilola-Sodo who until his appointment was the Oyo State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) made the promise while speaking at a reception organised for him on his appointment as Permanent Secretary by a socio-political group, Liberty Connection held at Gullivers Hotel, Bodija, Ibadan.
According to the new Permanent Secretary, his appointment to the office “is a challenge for him on how best to lay good foundation for the welfare of pensioners in the state.
Emphasizing that “the appointment is a call to duty” by the state governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, who find him capable of fashioning out strategies and policies that will enhance the welfare of the workers and pensioners in the state.
“As a labour leader, who have been clamouring for the betterment of civil servants as well as pensioners in the state, the governor in his wisdom appointed me the pioneer Permanent Secretary in the Board to come and fashion out policies that will enhance the lots of workers and pensioners. I see appointment as a challenge, which I will not let everyone down, and I pledge to do my best and lay good foundation in the Board so that people coming behind me will be complementing my efforts” , he said
The Protem Chairman of Liberty Connection, Comrade Olu Omotosho, while speaking admonished the new Permanent Secretary and affirmed that Comrade Titilola-Sodo has made lots of sacrifice as a labour leader, which earned him the appointment of Permanent Secretary .
Comrade Omotosho described the new Permanent Secretary as a trail blazer, man of his words with great landmark who can manage lots of crisis as a labour leader, which has never happened in the history of Labour Union in the state.
The Protein Chairman Liberty Connection stressed that his uncommon trait earn him the appointment and pledged their support for him in term of counseling and advice to achieve the best in the office he currently occupy as pioneer Permanent Secretary in the Board.