WorldStage NewsOnline—The Oyo State Government on Wednesday sworn-in 11 new Permanent Secretaries.
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state during the swearing-in ceremony at the state executive council chamber called on civil servants in the state to remain productive, resourceful and dedicated to the progress of the state.
The 11 newly sworn-in permanent secretaries include Alhaji Fatai Oladehinde, Mr Adewole Jimoh, Mrs Abosede Abioye, Mrs Adejoke Eyitayo and Mr Alfred Adedigba.
Others are Mr Joel Ajagbe, Mr Yinka Fatoki, Mr Tajudeen Olanrewaju, Mr Adebowale Balogun, Mrs Olayinka Olaleye and Mr Hakim Audu.
Ajimobi described them as dedicated set of individuals who were found worthy of the appointment.
“The position of Permanent Secretary is the peak of any civil servant which comes with huge responsibilities.You are expected to continue exhibiting all the salient qualities that made you worthy of this position.
“You must all remain up and doing. I mean you should remain resourceful, productive and dedicated to the progress of the state, ” he said.
He said that his administration had appointed 34 Permanent Secretaries to date, saying the newly sworn-in ones would fill vacant positions.
Ajimobi urged them to put public above their personal interest in the true spirit of their oath of office and allegiance.
The governor said that his administration had raised the bar of good governance, saying other civil servants should be inspired by the action and appointment.