The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State congratulates a former member of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Mr. Ifedayo Abegunde on his new appointment as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr. Olugbenga Ale as Chief of Staff (CoS) to the Governor and Bar. Tosin Ogunbodede, Chief of Protocol (CoP).

This is contained in a statement issued by the Party’s Publicity Secretary, Omo’ba Abayomi Adesanya.

Adesanya described the appointment of Abegunde and others as well deserved, and urged them not to see their appointments as rewards for loyalty, but a call to service to their fatherland. A service that must be discharged with diligence and total commitment, without fear or favour.

On behalf of the party, I congratulate you on this appointment, I pray that God will grant you success in your new assignment. Your impressive pedigree and antecedents confirm you will succeed in this capacity to the benefit of the good people of Ondo state.

Others appointees congratulated by the Party are, Mr. Jones Ogunmusire as Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Governor on Administration and Policy Planning; Rt. Hon. Taofeek Olawale Abdusalam, SSA on Legislative Matters; Kunle Adebayo, SSA on Research and Documentation; Engr. Raheem Olayiwola Aminu, SSA on Infrastructure; Dr. Doyin Odebowale, SSA on Special Duties and Strategy; and Bola Alabi, Deputy Chief of Protocol.

As a Party, we wish to congratulate the Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, for painstakingly chosen these individuals, as it described them ’round pegs in round holes’, the statement reads.