The Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi has reinstated five Permanent Secretaries that the immediate past administration led by Mr. Ayodele Fayose retired in 2014.
According to the government, they were retired “unlawfully.
The reinstated Permanent Secretaries are Mr Emmanuel Oso, Mr Alfred Ologuntoye, Mr Ayodeji Ajayi, Mrs Funke Falodun, Mr Ayoola Owolabi and Mr Babatunde Alokan.
A statement by Mr. Yinka Oyebode, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, said the letters communicating their reinstatement was signed by the Head of Service, Dr. Olugbenga Faseluka.
According to the letter, the reinstatement takes effect from November 19.
Excerpts from the statement read: “their reinstatement followed the successful hearing of their petitions by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), which declared that they were unfairly treated.
“The NHRC also agreed with the petitioners and the state government for their reinstatement and settlement of all their outstanding salaries and allowances for the period of their illegal termination of appointment.
“Consequently, Governor Kayode Fayemi directed that the five be reinstated accordingly.”