Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has approved the appointment of Princess Catherine Oludunni Odu as the Secretary to the State Government.
Before her appointment, Odu who holds degrees in Law, Sociology and Industrial Sociology from the University of Lagos, University of Benin and the University of Calabar respectively, was the Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).
She was also a Federal Commissioner, Public Complaints Commission and at different times, former Commissioner for Women Affairs and Education respectively. The appointment of the immediate-past Head of the State Public Service, Mr Dare Aragbaiye as Special Adviser on Union Matters and Special Duties was also approved by the Governor.
Other appointments approved by the Governor include Mrs Olubunmi Adedipe Ademosu – Special Adviser, Public and Intergovernmental Relations; Hon. Babatunde Gabriel Kolawole – Special Adviser, Rural and Community Development and Mr Summy Smart Francis – Special Adviser on Entrepreneurship Development.
The appointments are with immediate effect and it is expected that the new appointees will be sworn in by the Governor on Monday, March 22, 2021, at the Cocoa Conference Hall, Governor’s office Alagbaka, Akure at 1 pm.