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JUST IN: Ambode appoints Muri-Okunola as Lagos new Head of Service

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the appointment of Mr. Hakeem Olayinka Muri-Okunola as the 21st Head of Service (HOS) in the State.

In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Habib Aruna and obtained by InsideMainland, Ambode said Mr. Okunola’s appointment follows the statutory retirement of Mrs. Folasade Sidikatu Adesoye on December 27, 2018.

Until his appointment, Mr. Muri-Okunola was the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Youth and Social Development.

He was appointed as The Executive Secretary, Land Use and Allocation Committee (LUAC), a position he held between 2005 – 2011.

Governor Ambode thanked the outgoing HOS, Mrs. Adesoye for her meritorious service to the State and wished her well in her future endeavours.

Meanwhile, the Governor has also appointed six new Permanent Secretaries. They include Dr. (Mrs) Goncalves Titilayo Fausat; Mr. Kosoko Hakeem Adeyemi; Dr. (Mrs) Balogun Sherifat Bolajoko; Mr. Adeniji Segun Olufemi; Mrs. Adelaja Abosede Omobolanle and Dr. Lawal Lateef Temidayo.

The New Head of Service and the Permanent Secretaries would be sworn into office on Monday, December 31, 2018, at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos Mainland.



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