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Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi Appoints 24-Year-Old Scholar As Aide

ByHybrid News

Aug 14, 2021

Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi has appointed Tosin Durodola as his Special Assistant on Digital Communications. Durodola, 24, hails from Igede-Ekiti, Irepodun/Ifelodun LGA.

Until his appointment, he was a Technical Assistant at the Bureau of Communications and Strategy, Governor’s Office, Ado-Ekiti.

Durodola obtained his M.A in African Studies (Diaspora and Transnational Studies) with the highest Distinction from the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan.

His thesis which emerged as the overall best at the faculty level, was recently nominated for the 2021 Africa Thesis Award.

He graduated from Bowen University, Iwo in 2016 with Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in History and International Studies.

He has a Certification from the Centre for Terrorism and Counterterrorism (CTC), Leiden University, Netherlands. He is an alumnus of Christ’s School, Ado-Ekiti.

Confirming his appointment, Durodola posted on his Facebook page: “I am privileged to have recently been appointed Special Assistant (Digital Communications) to the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi.

“Glory be to God! This is a rare opportunity to continue working on and managing the Digital communications, solutions and services for the Government and Governor of Ekiti State as part of my contributions to making a difference in governance and public service.

“At 24, this work is exactly what I have been prepared to perform and hope to do more in line with higher standards of discretion, loyalty, and excellence enshrined in public service rules.

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