The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the appointment of five new Permanent Secretaries.
Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, confirmed the appointments as part of Governor Sanwo-Olu’s giant strides to attain the set objectives espoused in the THEMES agenda.
According to PM News, Okunola listed former Director of Financial Intelligence and Research at the State Treasury Office, Mr. Olujimi Ige as the new Permanent Secretary at Debt Management Office (DMO), a former Director of Finance and Accounts of the State Auditor General, Mrs. Ajenifuja Kafayat Adetokunbo is Permanent Secretary, Parastatal Monitoring Office while Mr. Adeniji Hakeem Oduyinka, who until now was Director of Commerce at the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives moves up as Permanent Secretary, Office of the Civic Engagement.
Also former Director of Public Affairs, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr. Thorpe Isaac Olusina becomes the Permanent Secretary of the same Ministry, Dr. Aina Olugbemiga Ayoola, who was formerly the Medical Director at Massey Street Children’s Hospital has been reappointed as the Permanent Secretary of the Primary Health Board.
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According to the statement, all the appointments, which have different deployment dates are expected to start with immediate effect.
However, the new Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Strategy is expected to resume on the 8th of February while his Primary Health Board counterpart will take over the mantle on the 23rd of February.