Mrs. Funke Egbemode, the President Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE) is the new Commissioner for Information in Osun State.
She was sworn-in Thursday by Governor Gboyega Oyetola, along with 34 other aides in Osogbo.
Oyetola, who came into office almost a year ago, urged the cabinet members to shun acts capable of undermining the corporate integrity of his administration and the state.
Oyetola said that his administration had zero tolerance for corruption and opacity, warning that the government would not hesitate to wield the big stick where necessary on any official found wanting of public misconduct.
The governor warned them to do away with frivolities and work as one formidable and impenetrable team for development.
Oyetola also called on them to see their appointments as a clarion call to serve humanity and support the administration to uplift the state.
“As heads of ministries, you are our delivery channel. I charge you to harness the available human and material resources to fulfill our bond to the people”, the governor said.
Speaking on behalf of the newly-inaugurated cabinet members, Egbemode lauded the governor for the confidence reposed in them to serve the state.
She assured the governor and the entire people of the state of diligent service in their respective ministries.
“We will not disappoint you. We will put in our very best to support the administration and uplift the standard of living of the people of the state”, Egbemode said
- Toheeb Jaiyeola is a graduate of Kwara state university, Malete. He is a versatile journalist with interest in Health, Politics and Environment.