Adebayo ‘s Ministerial appointment, a timely reward for exemplary leadership – Senator Opeyemi Bamidele
The Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele representing Ekiti Central in the Senate has rejoiced with Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo on his confirmation by the Senate as a Minister
Designate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Otunba Niyi Adebayo was confirmed along side with 42 other Ministerial nominees by the Senate on Tuesday July 30, 2019 after a week long screening exercise.
Senator Opeyemi Bamidele who is now the Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, said the appointment of Otunba Niyi Adebayo to the exalted position of a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is in recognition of his excellent leadership credentials and strength of character as a consistently progressive politician of note
In a statement issued by his Media office in Abuja, the Senator explained that as the first civilian Governor of Ekiti State, Adebayo laid the foundation for good governance and the steady growth of Ekiti State, adding that the sense of vision and the managerial acumen of Adebayo provided a leverage for subsequent administrations in Ekiti State to move the State forward.
According to Bamidele, “the appointment of my elder brother and highly respected kinsman from Iyin-Ekiti, Ekiti State is an eloquent testimony to his superb humility inspire of his noble family background, his deep political maturity and his total loyalty to the party of the progressives in Nigeria”.
While commending President Buhari for the appointment of Adebayo to represent Ekiti State in the federal cabinet, Bamidele stated that the good people of Ekiti State would remain grateful for the appointment of Dr. Kayode Fayemi,CON and Otunba Niyi Adebayo, CON as Ministers in his first and second term administration respectively, saying that both of them are great leaders who would always join hands with other like-minded patriots to work assiduously and conscientiously for the rapid growth and development of the nation .