Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde has appointed a young Ogbomoso born politician, Hon. Blessing Afolabi as Marketing Officer for Crown Foot Ball Club, Academy, Ogbomoso.
His letter of appointment was confirmed on Monday by Mouthpiece NGR correspondent at the Foot-ball secretariat, UBC.
The letter read in part: “The Ministry of Youth & Sports has approved the appointment of Mr Afolabi Blessing Isaac as a Marketer (Crown Football Club, Academy) with effect from 1st of January, 2021.
Afolabi who hails from Ogbomoso South Local Government is known to be a lover of sport and staunch supporter of Makinde’s led administration.
Until his appointment, he was a former staff of SkyeBank PLC, Polaris Bank, CEO Blessmass Multi-biz limited and Motor-real Nigeria enterprise.
Afolabi was also a former aspirant of Oyo State House of Assembly, Ogbomoso South Constituency in 2019.
He bagged his first degree at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, and currently on his Master’s program.
Afolabi also has a certificate in Finance and Accounting from the International Business and Management Institute, Berlin, Germany, and a full member of the Institute of Professional Managers and administrators.
Speaking after receiving his appointment letter, Hon. Afolabi expressed gratitude to Almighty God for keeping him alive till this moment.
He appreciate his Excellency, Engineer Seyi Makinde for the opportunity given to him to serve under his administration, assuring that he will represent the governor well at various level required of him to discharge his duty.
Afolabi specially thanked the DG OYSIPA, Hon. Segun Ogunwuyi for counting him worthy for such juicy position, adding that he will never disappoint him.
He therefore appreciate the Hon. Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Engineer Seun Fakorede for making the appointment a reality.
Mouthpiece NGR recall that Afolabi alongside 8 persons from Ogbomoso were invited November last year for an interview into various offices at the Football Club, Mouthpiece NGR has learnt.