The Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board, Princess Catherine Oludunni Odu, has been appointed as Secretary to the Ondo State Government (SSG).
Odu is the first woman to be appointed as the SSG since the state was created.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Richard Olatunde, said Princess Odu had served in several capacities.
The statement said Odu was the Federal Commissioner, Public Complaints Commission and Commissioner for Women Affairs and Education.
It said the appointment was in recognition of her integrity and outstanding record of performance in previous assignments.
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Other appointments approved by Governor Akeredolu, according to the statement, are the appointment of the former Head of Service, Mr. Dare Aragbaiye, as the Special Adviser on Union Matters and Special Duties; Mrs. Olubunmi Adedipe Ademosu, Special Adviser, Public and Intergovernmental Relations; Babatunde Gabriel Kolawole, Special Adviser, Rural and Community Development; and Mr. Summy Smart Francis as Special Adviser on Entrepreneurship Development
The appointees are to be sworn in by the Governor on March 22.