General Alani Akinrinade (rtd)
By Yinka Kolawole
The Osun State Government Wednesrday announced the nomination of a former Chief of Defence Staff, and an elder statesman, General Alani Akinrinade (rtd) to represent the state in the forthcoming national conference.
Others whose names were sent to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, are former Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Professor Mojeed Alabi, former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Defence Mr. Femi Akande, former Commissioner for Justice in the state, Chief Gbadegesin Adedeji, Director General, Development Agenda for Western Nigerian Commission, Mr. Dipo Famakinwa and Mrs. Bola Ogunrinade .
A statement issued by the Deputy Governor, Mrs. Grace Titilayo Laoye-Tomori acting on the directive of the governor, Rauf Aregbesola, said the names forwarded had received wide acceptance of the people of the state.