Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has appointed a visually impaired lawyer, Mr Babatunde Fadiya as a counsel in the Oyo State Ministry of Justice.
He was presented his letter of appointment at the state secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan by the Executive Assistant on Persons Living with Disabilities to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr Ayodele Adekanbi.
Mr Fadiya expressed his appreciation to the governor for fulfilling his promises after several failed attempts by him to secure a job as a lawyer.
Governor Makinde who spoke through his Executive Assistant on Persons Living with Disabilities, Mr Ayodele Adekanbi said the appointment was done to encourage professionalism amongst persons living with disabilities.
The governor also disclosed that letters of appointment would be given to 150 teaching and 50 non-teaching persons living with disabilities in the ongoing TESCOM recruitment.
Governor Makinde also hinted that the Oyo State government would soon commission special equipment worth millions of naira for the use of persons living with disabilities.

Iyabo Adebisi


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