Appointment of 27-year-old man as commissioner in Oyo excites NANS

Seun Fakorede
Seun Fakorede

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has commended the Governor of Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde, for appointing 27-year-old Seun Fakorede as commissioner.

Mr Adeyemi Azeez, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the association, gave the commendation in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Friday.

Azeez said that the appointment of Fakorede as the Commissioner for Youths and Sports was a demonstration of the governor’s readiness to nurture young people in the state.

The statement quoted the association as saying that Fakorede, a civil engineering graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife was one of the “best comrades” in the institution before he left.

”Fakorede is  certainly one of the youngest members of a State Executive Council in the country. We are optimistic that he will make us proud.

“We want other state governors to engage the youths more; that is the only way to prepare them for even tougher tasks,” the statement said.

Azeez also thanked the governors of Anambra, Willie Obiano; Sokoto Sstate, Aminu Tambuwal and Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, for trusting youths with sensitive positions, and advised those appointed to justify that confidence. (NAN)

– Aug. 31, 2019 @ 10:19 GMT |

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