The governor of Ekiti State, Mr Biodun Oyebanji has approved the appointment of Mrs Lolade Oke-Olutola as the new Director-General of the State Development and Investment Promotion Agency (EKDIPA), All Nigeria Latest News reports.
Oke-Olutola, whose appointment is with immediate effect, takes over the role from Mr. Ayokunnumi Aribidara, who has been redeployed to the Governor’s Office as Special Adviser on Policy Coordination.
A seasoned financial expert with over 15 years of diverse experience across various sectors, Oke-Olutola brings extensive knowledge in market dynamics, statutory regulations, and Public Private Partnership. She is an alumna of the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, and the Metropolitan School of Business and Management, United Kingdom. Additionally, she holds certification as a Treasury Manager from the New York Institute of Finance, USA.
Prior to this appointment, Oke-Olutola served as the Director General of the Oyo State Investment and Public Private Partnership Agency (OYSIPA), where she effectively managed the state’s portfolio and played a key role in driving its Public Private Partnership initiatives.