Over 300 Mogajis (family heads) in Ibadan land have headed to court, asking the governor to either reverse the promotion of the Baales (village heads) to their new status of kings or await the court’s verdict which will bring the government’s reform on system into disrepute. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
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As part of ongoing spirited efforts to de-congest the prisons, Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has assented to the community service punishment law, in which convicts will undertake hours of community service for minor offences, instead of prison terms. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
HOURS after the Oyo House of Assembly warned that no unconfirmed person should parade himself as Caretaker Chairman in the state, 54 confirmed Chairmen received their letters of appointment on Wednesday. Read More… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
The verification exercise embarked upon by the Oyo State government is said to be yielding positive result, following the discovery of 50 schools without pupils and 10,000 redundant primary school teachers. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email
Mr Bimbo Kolade, is the current Commissioner for Works in Oyo State. In this interview with NURUDEEN ALIMI, he dwelled on various road projects embarked upon by the Senator Abiola Ajimobi-led administration in the state, most especially the construction of Mokola flyover bridge as well as the ongoing construction of Apete bridge and other sundry issues. Excerpts: The Ministry of Works is no doubt one of the key ministries in any government, be it local, state or federal. How has the Ministry of Works in Oyo State been able to achieve its aims and objectives under the Senator Abiola Ajimobi-led...
The Oyo State government said that the Apete Bridge currently undergoing reconstruction will be completed by the end of September this year. The state Commissioner for Works, Mr Bimbo Kolade made this disclosure at the weekend while addressing newsmen shortly after an inspection visit to some roads and bridges being constructed by the state government within the Ibadan metropolis. The commissioner, while urging the people of the state, particularly those directly affected by the project, to exercise patience with government, explained that the delay in the completion of the 45-metre bridge was to give room for solidification and laying of...