20 Nov Late Chief Akinyele was a Consummate Civil/Public Servant – Oyo Govt.
Oyo State Government through the Secretary to the State Government Mrs Olubamiwo Adeosun has described Late Chief Theophilus Adekeke Akinyele OON. Former Secretary to the Oyo State Government and Head of Service as a Consummate Civil/Public Servant, a man of many parts and a committed patriot who paid all dues to make sure that South-West and Oyo State occupy the pride of place among the committee of States in the country.
She stated this at the symposium and Lying – in -State in honour of Late Chief Theophilus Adekeke Akinyele Held at House of Chiefs Secretariat Ibadan, the State Capital.
She continued. “As a foremost civil/public servant during the western region in the years that predated the creation of Oyo State and an active player in the State’s formative years. Papa Akinyele laid solid foundations in policies, practice and left legacies that have continued to endure, not only in Oyo State but also across the civil/public service in the south west and Nigeria as a nation”.