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Gov Makinde sacks Commissioner for Works, Prof. Afonja

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Monday sacked his Commissioner for Works, Infrastructure and Transport, Professor Raphael Afonja.

This was contained in a letter dated August 10, 2020 and signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun.

The termination of appointment takes immediate effect, according to the letter.

The letter entitled “Termination of appointment” reads in part “I wish to convey the approval of His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde, on the termination of your appointment as Honourable Commissioner, with immediate effect.

“Consequent upon the above development, you are hereby directed to hand over all the government items in your possession to the Permanent Secretary (Ministry of Works, Infrastructure and Transport).

“I am to add that, your contribution within the time of your sojourn is appreciated and commendable, and therefore, wish you successes in your future endeavours. I thank you.”

The sacked commissioner only recently tested negative to the novel coronavirus after 52 days of treatment in isolation and had hoped to resume back to work on Monday.

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