A first female Secretary to the State Government has been appointed in the 43-year-old pacesetter state of Oyo.
She is Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun, a technocrat and an indigene of Ibadan from Ile Mato, Oranyan in Ibadan North East area of the state.
Her appointment, came 31 days after the Governor of the state, Mr. Seyi Makinde took over the rein of governance.
According to the statement, Adeosun is the Country Implementation Lead of the Shell Business Operations, Nigeria.
The statement quoted the Governor as saying “we are proud to attract Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun, a talented technocrat at Shell Petroleum Development Company to support me to drive our transformation agenda in order to realise the vision of embedding prosperity in Oyo State.”
The statement further described Mrs. Adeosun as a licensed Pharmacist and a Chartered Human Resources Practitioner who obtained a degree in Pharmacy and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Benin in 1990 and 1997 respectively.
According to the statement, Adeosun will be bringing on board over 26 years of diverse multinational experience, which has seen her hold lead roles in SmithKline Beecham (GlaxoSmithKline) and the Shell Petroleum Development Company. She has held multiple roles with local and global remits in the organisations.