BY : RAJI AYOOLA, Ibadan
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has approved the appointment of a former member of the House of Representatives and former caretaker Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government, Honourable Temilola Segun Adibi, as the Director-General of the Oyo State Signage and Advertisement Agency (OYSAA).
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that Governor Makinde wishes Adibi the best in the new assignment.
The letter of appointment, which was signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun, indicated that Hon. Adibi’s appointment took effect on November 19, 2019.
The statement expressed the Governor’s expectation that the new OYSAA DG will discharge his duty with “absolute loyalty, dedication and diligence.”
Hon. Adibi, a holder of a Higher National Diploma certificate in Mining Engineering with Applied Geology, represented Ogbomoso North, South and Oriire Federal Constituency between 1999 and 2003, having worked in different sectors across the fields of mining, geology and teaching.
During his tenure in the House of Representatives, Hon. Adibi served as Sub-Committee Chairman, Corporate Affairs Commission, Abuja; member Committee on Appropriations; Commerce Committee; Solid Minerals development as well as the States and Local Government committee.
He was in 2006 appointed as Chairman, Board of Directors, Lagos Airport Hotels Limited and served as Member, Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Zaria between 2008 and 2011 besides being appointed as the Chairman, Oyo state Sports Council, where he served between 2011 and 2013. Hon. Adibi served as the Caretaker Chairman, Ogbomoso North Local Government between 203 and 2015.
His working experience also include stints at the Amalgamated Tin Mines Nigeria Limited, Jos; Nigeria Coal Corporation, Enugu; Federal Geological Survey of Nigeria, Kaduna as well as the Oyo State Teaching Service Commission.
He was elected to represent Ogbomoso North/Ogbomoso South Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives between 1999 and 2003, and has remained a political force in the Ogbomoso axis ever since.
The former lawmaker has attended many national and international workshops and seminars on a wide range of fields and topics.