MR. JOHN ABAYOMI ESANDirector, Planning, Research And Statistics
Mr. ‘Yomi Esan, as he is fondly called in the Civil Service was born on 13th May, 1972 in itaagunmodi, Atakumosa West Local Government Area of Osun State. He gained admission to Modakeke Islamic Grammar School in 1982 and graduated in 1987 with an award of the “The Best Student of the Year 1987”. He proceeded to the prestigious University of Benin, Benin-City, Nigeria where he bagged a degree in Economics and Statistics in 1997. He thereafter participated in the one year mandatory NYSC programme in Idoma tribe of Benue State in 1999.
Mr. Yomi Esan joined the Service of the State of Osun as an Administrative Officer II GL. 08 on 6th January, 2003 and got his appointment confirmed on 6th January 2005. He got his teeth cut in the service following his postings to the then Ministry of Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development as an Administrative Officer II (Inspectorate). Since then till date, he has served meritoriously in various Ministries, Departments and Agencies among which are: the Ministry of Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development (Administrative Officer II, Inspectorate), Ministry of Justice (Administrative Officer II, F&A), Osun State Planning Commission, Desk Officer, Millennium Development Goals Office.
Others are: Director, Special Service Department, Office of the Secretary to the State Government, Director, Finance and Administration, Defunct Ministry of Water Resources and Community Development and Special Project Office (Combined), Director, Supply Projects Department, Public Procurement Agency and Director, Planning, Research and Statistics, Ministry of Finance till date.
In the course of his career progression, Mr. ‘Yomi Esan has attended several courses/seminars/trainings/workshops in the State and beyond which have helped in horning his skills in his chosen career of the Civil Service.
Mr ‘Yomi Esan enjoys immense and unfettered goodwill from the Officers above him, his colleagues and those below him and across the Cadres of the Civil Service. He is happily married with children.