Oyo State Governor Sacked Commissioner For Spending 55 Days Treating Coronavirus


Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde has sacked commissioner for works, infrastructure and transport, Raphael Afonjahas after spending 55 days treating Coronavirus.

These was conveyed in a letter dated August 10 and signed by Olubamiwo Adeosun, secretary to the state government (SSG).

Though the reason for the commissioner’s sack was not officially stated, but Afonja had announced at a radio programme earlier on Monday that he spent 55 days treating COVID-19.

It read;

“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.”


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