Osun governor appoints popular Offa warlord as Special Assistant on Internal Security

Governor Ademola Adeleke has appointed Ezekiel Olagoke an indigene of Offa, Kwara State as his Special Assistant on Internal Security.

The appointment was contained in a letter dated August 9, 2023, from the office of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Teslim Igbalaye.

“I am pleased to inform you that the Governor of Osun State, His Excellency. Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke has approved your appointment as special assistant to the governor (Task Force on Internal Security and Local Areas with effect from 1 August 2023.

“Kindly note that you are to work directly under the supervision of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Internal Security and Local Areas.

“While congratulating you on this well-deserved appointment, the State government counts much on you that this elevation would enhance your performance with a view to moving Osun State to greater heights. Please accept my hearty congratulations and best wishes on your new appointment,” he wrote.

DAILY POST gathered from reliable sources that Adegoke before his appointment was a popular Offa warlord.

He was a lead fighter for the Offa community during the communal clash with Erin-Ile, playing a prominent role in preventing an invasion of the Olofa’s palace.

His exploits during the communal clash earned him popularity and the moniker ‘Oba Ezekiel.’

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