Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has nominated the Chief Executive Officer of Hi-Nutrients, Prince Olabode Adetoyi as a Commissioner in the state.
Fayemi on Tuesday submitted the name of Prince Adetoyi, who was a former tea hawker at Palmgrove Bus Stop, along with 6 others to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.
Adetoyi, born February 2, 1969 to the royal family of Ile-Titun in Otun-Ekiti, Ekiti State, had a poor background, grew up with his parents who were farmers.
Adetoyi holds Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Ilorin and Masters in Biochemistry from the University of Ibadan
He is the Southwest Chairman and National Vice President (Southwest) of Poultry Association of Nigeria from 2017 till date, is a registered Animal Scientist and member of Nigeria Institute of Animal Science.
The other nominees are Otunba Diran Adesua (Ekiti East), Dr. Mrs Olabimpe Aderiye (Ido Osi), Dr. Oye Filani (Ikole), Princess Iyabo Fakunle (Ilejemeje), Alhaja Mariam Ogunlade (Emure) and Barrister Akinbowale Omole (Oye).
Speaker of the House of Assembly, Hon. Funminiyi Afuye, who read the names of the nominees on the floor of the House on Tuesday morning said the screening will commence at next sitting of the House.