Yomi Layinka, Akin Oyedele, others make Ajimobi’s communication team
Oyo state governor Abiola Ajimobi has unveiled his communication team about six months after he was sworn in for a second term even as we all are looking forward to the day when the governor would form his cabinet.
A statement released by the Head of Service, Mr. Soji Eniade, and made available to IBPulse.com revealed that Mr. Yomi Layinka, a broadcaster, is the Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, while a former Punch Journalist, Mr. Akin Oyedele, is the Senior Special Assistant on Print and Broadcast.
The governor appointed an Ibadan Polytechnic top official, Mr. Femi Ipadeola, as his Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs.
Until his new appointment, Layinka was the Chief Operating Officer of the BCOS, as well as a Senior Special Assistant to Ajimobi during the governor’s first tenure.
Oyedele is a University of Lagos graduate of Mass Communication, where he emerged as overall best graduating student of his class. He was a Chief Correspondent with the Punch Newspaper until 2010 when a former governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, appointed him as Special Assistant on Media.
Ipadeola, who has held top administrative and board management positions in public and private sectors was the Dean, Faculty of Business and Communication Studies, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, until his new position in the administration of Ajimobi.