Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has appointed a retired military officer, Maj. Adesagba Adekoya, as the chairman of the Oyo State Road Traffic Management Authority (OYRTMA).
A statement issued in Ibadan on Monday by the chief press secretary to the governor, Suleimon Olanrewaju, said the appointment was contained in a letter signed by the chief of staff to the governor, Segun Ogunwuyi.
The governor congratulated the new chairman of the state’s road traffic agency and charged him to discharge his duty with absolute loyalty, dedication and diligence.
Mr Adekoya was until his appointment, the operation and service manager of the Halogen Group, a private security outfit.
He had served in different capacities in the Nigerian Army, including being the Officer Commanding 31 Artillery Brigade Provost Company and Deputy Commandant, Nigerian Army Corps of the Military Police Camp.
The appointment is with immediate effect.