Governor Seyi Makinde has nominated a 27-year old graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Seun Fakorede, as a commissioner, OYO INSIGHT has learnt.
He bagged a civil engineering degree from OAU in 2016.
Fakorede, who hails from Idere area of Ibarapa Central local government, is joining the likes of Alhaja Faosat Joke Sunni from Iseyin local government and Professor Rapheal Afonja from Ogbomoso North local government who were last week nominated to join the 14 others who were inaugurated last week.
If deployed to the ministry of youth and sports, Fakorede would become the youngest to man the ministry.
OYO INSIGHT learnt that members of the Oyo State House of Assembly, who are on recess, are expected to come back to screen the three nominees on Wednesday after which they would be inaugurated.
Short Profile of The Seun Fakorede
Seun believes more African Millennials are going to lead tremendous impact in the next few years of human history than ever before, your responsibility is to be one of them, and his responsibility is to raise more men to lead this vanguard.
Seun’s passion and work has promoted leadership development and accountability for Millennials as critical indices to Africa’s development through seminars, conferences and other platforms.
He is an engineer, entrepreneur, consultant and author. Seun together with his amazing team run Home Advantage Africa (HAA), a non-profit devoted to promoting local dominance and global stardom in Africa through digital storytelling and other projects of similar ilk. HAA is an international community poised to be at the forefront of a shift towards the creation and strengthening of the African narrative, welcoming Africans from every culture and discipline — from science to business to sports to global issues — who desire to stand tall and tell their stories to the world.
As a proactive, seasoned and dedicated professional with 7+ years of experience providing comprehensive administrative, operational and managerial support to various organisations — Seun’s expertise lies in coordinating and leading administrative and operational functions for senior-level personnels and executives. Backed by exceptional communication and multitasking capabilities, he excels at providing remarkable organizational skills and driving optimal efficiency and success.
The Seun Fakorede as he is professionally known enjoys focusing on the topics of Sustainable Development and Leadership that result in national socio-economic transformation, with an incorruptible passion for Youth Empowerment, Good Governance and Nation Building.
Seun is proudly an indigene of Oyo State, an unrepentant lover of the State. He loves reading good books, discovering new ideas, trying new food and traveling — He is keenly interested in everything about Africa — Inspiring and nurturing viable network and relationships across the continent.