Commissioners’ list remains work in progress – Makinde

Olubunmi Osoteku, Ibadan

Governor Seyi Makinde

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has declared that appointments into his administration is “work in progress.”

In a statement, the Governor dismissed insinuations that his government was shutting out some of the coalition parties, especially the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) and the Social Democratic Party (SDP).

A number of political parties had joined hands with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in the build-up to the March 9, 2019 election to ensure victory for the Governor, who flew the PDP flag.

The statement quoted Governor Makinde as saying: “Let me assure all our partners that governance is work in progress.  Those that have not been reached, we will still reach them. As they say, Rome was not built in one day.”

The Oyo State House of Assembly had on Thursday unveiled a list of 14 Commissioner designates sent to the House by Governor Seyi Makinde.

In assuring everyone that the formation of government is work in progress, Governor Makinde declared that his government would continue to operate an open-door policy which is rooted in probity and accountability.

The Governor as stated that “We will always appreciate our partners just as we will remain focussed on our goal of redefining good and open governance in Oyo State. We are willing and ready to bring on board any well-meaning persons who will readily key into the Service Agenda of our administration. Let me restate once again that the formation of the structures of government remains work in progress.”