Governor Seyi Makinde has appointed Honourable Lukman Olawale Balogun as the chairman of Oyo State Agric Credit Corporation, insideoyo.com reports.
His appointment was contained in a letter dated 29th of June, 2022 which was signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs Olubamiwo Adeosun.
It read: “I am delighted to inform you that the Executive Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency, Seyi Makinde, has graciously approved your appointment, as Chairman, Oyo State Agric Credit Corporation, with effect from 29th June 2022.
“2. While heartily congratulating you on your appointment, which must be seen as a call to service, His Excellency, as well as Government, expects that you will discharge your duties with absolute loyalty, dedication and diligence.
“3. On your acceptance of this offer, kindly complete the attached and forward same to the undersigned.
“4. Please accept the assurances of His Excellency’s highest regards.”
Until his appointment, he was a member of the Governing board of Oyo state College of Agricultural and Technology, (OYSCSTECH), Igboora.
Balogun represented Oorelope state Constituency during the 8th Assembly. He was the chairman, House committee on Water and Natural resources.
He was one time caretaker chairman and executive chairman of Oorelope local government under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP.