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Ogun Gov Downgrades Six Ex-Commissioners To SAs

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Dr. Tomi Coker, Dapo Okubadejo, Jamiu Akande Omoniyi, Oluwasina Ogungbade; Full list of Ex-Commissioners now special advisers

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has appointed some of his immediate former commissioners as Special Advisers.

The new Special Advisers are to oversee the ministries where they served in the first term of the Governor as Commissioners.

According to a statement by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Alhaji Waheed Adesina, the former Commissioner for Finance, Dapo Okubadejo would serve as Special Adviser in the same ministry, while the immediate past Budget and Planning Commissioner, Olaolu Olabimtan will serve as Adviser in the same ministry.

Jamiu Akande Omoniyi, a former commissioner in the Housing Ministry who will serve as special adviser in the same ministry and Dr. Tomi Coker, a former Health Commissioner now posted to the same ministry as Special Adviser.

Gov. Dapo Abiodun

Engineer Adebowale Akinsanya who served as the Commissioner for works and infrastructure has been posted to the same ministry as Special Adviser, while the immediate past Attorney General and justice Commissioner, Oluwasina Ogungbade, has been posted to the justice ministry as Adviser.

With the appointment, the Governor is likely to re-appoint them as Commissioners in the State Executive Council when the cabinet is formed, a source hinted.

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