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The Executive

Oyo State Executive powers reside in the Executive Council whose members comprise of The State Governor as Chairman and the Deputy Governor who are both elected for a tenure of 4 years.

The Governor appoints other members of the State Executive Council which include;

  • The Secretary to the State Government
  • The Chief of Staff and;
  • The Head of Service
  • Commissioners
  • Special Advisers
  • DG Due Process

The Executive arm is responsible for governance and implementation of programmes of Government as appropriated for by the Legislature.

Directly under the Executive Council is the State Economic Management Team that examines key issues of fiscal governance and makes proposals for consideration by the Executive Council which has its meetings on a weekly basis.

There are State Ministries, Extra-Ministerial Departments, Parastatals, and Agencies of the State Government (commonly called State MDAs). These are headed by Commissioners, Special Advisers, General Managers, Director-Generals, Executive Secretaries or Director as the designation may apply.

  • Executive Council Members

    Name Position Held
    His Excellency, Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde President of the Executive Council
    His Excellency, Barrister Bayo Lawal Deputy President of the Executive Council
    Prof. Olanike Kudirat Adeyemo Secretary to the State Government
    Mrs Olubunmi Oni mni Head of Service
    Hon. Segun Ogunwuyi Chief of Staff
    Hon. Biodun Aikomo Attorney-General & Commissioner for Justice
    Mr. Akinola Ojo Commissioner for Finance
    Alhaja Faosat Joke Sanni Commissioner for Special Duties
    Hon. Abdulmojeed Mogbonjubola Commissioner for Environment & Natural Resources
    Dr. Oluwaserimi Adewumi Ajetunmobi Commissioner for Health
    Prof. Musibau Babatunde Adetunji Commissioner for Budget & Economic Planning
    Prince Dotun Oyelade Commissioner for Information and Orientation
    Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun Commissioner for Culture & Tourism
    Barr. Olasunkanmi Olaleye Commissioner for Agriculture, Natural Resources & Rural Development
    Hon. Segun Olayiwola Commissioner for Local Government & Chieftaincy Matters
    Mrs. Toyin Balogun Commissioner for Women Affairs, Community Development, Social Welfare...
    Mr. Demola Ojo Commissioner for Trade, Investment & Commerce
    Hon. Adeniyi Adebisi Commissioner for Establishment and Training
    Mr. William Akin-Funmilayo Commissioner for Lands, Housing, Survey and Urban Development
    Barr. Temilolu N. Seun Ashamu Commissioner for Energy & Mineral Resources
    Prof. Daud Kehinde Shangodoyin Commissioner for Works & Transport
    Prof. Abdulwaheed Soliu Commissioner for Education, Science & Technology
    Hon. Wasilat Adegoke Adefemi Commissioner for Youth & Sports
    Ms Tara Adefope Director General, Bureau of Public Procurement

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