Lawyer, Bayo Lawal, has been sworn in as the new deputy governor of Oyo state.
Barrister Bayo Lawal was sworn in by the State Chief Judge, Justice Muktair Abimbola SAN after taking the oath of allegiance and oath of office that was administered by the state Chief Judge.
Governor Makinde in his speech at the swearing-in event urged the new deputy governor to take the welfare of the people of Oyo state as his priority.
Lawal’s appointment came hours after the state House of Assembly impeached the former Deputy Governor of the state, Engr. Rauf Olaniyan, for misconduct and misappropriation of funds among other allegations, leveled against him.