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#ONDO #AKEREDOLU’s Latest Appointments: Late Health Comm. Gets Replacement, New #Covid-19 Inter-Ministerial Committee Chair too. #Covid19Nigeria #OndoDecides2020


The Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN has appointed his Special Adviser on Health, Jibayo Adeyeye, as the state’s Acting Health Commissioner.


The governor also appointed Professor Adesegun Fatusi as the new Chairman of the State Inter-ministerial Committee Against COVID-19.

Fatusi is the current Vice Chancellor of the University of Medical Sciences, (UNIMED), Ondo.

This followed the unfortunate demise of the Ondo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro.

Until his death, Dr Adegbenro was the Chairman of the State Inter-ministerial Committee where he served diligently to the admiration of all.


Ojo Oyewamide, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor (Media and Publicity) in a statement said Prof. Fatusi is expected to continue from where our late Medical Hero, Adegbenro stopped. His appointment is aimed at preventing a vacuum as the State experiences a disturbing spike of repeated cases of COVID-19.

Prof. Fatusi is a professor of Community and Public Health and past Provost of the College of Health Sciences at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He has previously served as the Director of the OAU’s Institute of Public Health and worked with the UNFPA as reproductive health advisor. He is the chair of Nigeria’s National Technical Working Group on Adolescent Reproductive Health and Development.

He has also served as the Lead Consultant for the development of Nigeria’s national policy on the health and development of adolescents and young persons, national reproductive health policy, and national policy on HIV/AIDS. He had served previously, on the Ministerial Committee on Health Sector reform as well as on the Board of the National Universities Commission (NUC) of Nigeria.


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