Makinde Appoints Former SDP Governorship Candidate as Special Counsel
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has approved the appointment of the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in the March 9 governorship in the state, Chief Bolaji Ayorinde, SAN as Special Counsel to the Governor of Oyo State.
This was just as a chieftain of the African Democratic Congress ADC, Prince Yemi Aderibigbe, was also appointed as Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.
A statement s by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicates that Mr. Wale Onaolapo was appointed as the chairman of the Oyo State Security Trust Fund, OYSSTF, while a former Principal Protocol Officer of the University of Ibadan, Mr. Gboyega Badejo, was appointed as the Director-General Protocol to the Governor.
Mr. Ayorinde, SAN, an Officer of the Federal Republic (OFR) and son of a former Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Timothy Ayorinde, earned the University of Oxford General Certificate (Law) intermediate LLB in 1983 and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of London in 1985, before proceeding to the Nigerian Law School, Lagos.
Mr. Badejo, the new DG Protocol to the Governor, was until his appointment the Principal Protocol Officer at the University of Ibadan, where he bagged a degree in Education in 1995.
He is also a member of the Protocol and Diplomacy International.