Sequel to swearing in 16 commissioners in Oyo State last week, Governor Seyi Makinde has however not appointed 2 portfolios which could be said to be crucial into his cabinet.
List of Portfolios Missing in Seyi Makinde’s Cabinet
Key portfolios left unattended to are Commissioner for Youth and Sports and the Commissioner for Health.
Recall that Makinde was re-elected for his second term at the February 2023 Elections under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and this decision has brought about speculations within the state.
The Young Prodigy Considered For Commissioner in Oyo State
Reports getting to NewStori however says that Makinde will be unveiling a unique scorecard for the ministry of youths and sports in the state which would a landmark in the country as well.
The wildcard in Makinde’s cabinet is set to be a 27 year female prodigy who is being considered for the ministry of youths and sports.
…Meet Oyo State Youngest Commissioner
Reports however identified this to be one Atunwa Bushirah Omolara the daughter to Alhaji Atunwa a prominent politician in Eruwa and has previously served as the PDP Secretary and Chairman of Ward 6, Ibarapa East LG.
Who Is Atunwa Bushirah Omolara?
She is an Alumnus of Microbiology from the University of Ilorin and holds a Masters degrees in Environmental Biology and Public Health from the Federal University of Technology Akure, Akure.
Bushirah had also been recognised as the overall best graduating student in Oyo State in 2012 and briefly held the position of One-day Chairman of Ibarapa East Local Government in the same year.
She served as the Ambassador for the UNICEF hand washing project in 2009 and has certifications in Information Technology from the British Computer Society and has completed courses in business intelligence and data analytics, Google Digital Skills for Africa, financial modeling, valuation analytics, and Google Project Management.
Antecedents of Atunwa Bushirah Omolara
To her credits, Bushirah, spearheaded the Intensive Awareness on Teenage Pregnancy initiative and has previously worked with several private companies.
When Will Seyi Makinde Announce The Next Batch of Commissioners?
Governor Seyi Makinde is expected to announce his nominees for the positions of Commissioner for Youth and Sports and Commissioner for Health in about two weeks from now.
It is widely speculated among the Oyo PDP leaders that Atunwa Bushirah Omolara will be appointed as Oyo State’s next Commissioner for Youth and Sports.