Moroof Adebayo Akinwande has been appointed as the chairman of the Oyo State Water Corporation.
The veterinary doctor, who represented AFIJIO/Atiba/Oyo East/Oyo West federal constituency between 2003 and 2007, replaced Anthony Adebayo, who is now the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate for Ibarapa Central/North federal constituency.
The appointment was conveyed through a letter signed the Secretary to the State to the Government, Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun, dated July 6, 2022.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Makinde, Taiwo Adisa, quoted the governor as congratulating Hon. Akinwande on his appointment, urging him to discharge his duties to the State with dedication, loyalty and commitment.
The newly appointed Water Corporation Chairman had also served in different capacities within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
He was the Oyo East National Delegate to the May 2022 and October 2021 National Convention of the party, having also served Oyo State Deputy Coordinator, PDP Presidential Campaign Organization for the 2015 general election and as Acting PDP National Ex-Officio in 2014, among others.
Akinwande holds a degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan and also a certificate of registration with the Veterinary Council of Nigeria.
He has a work experience that cuts across the fields of Veterinary Medicine and Agricultural Consultancy Services.