Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday, August 3, 2015 approved the appointment of 19 new Permanent Secretaries in the State Public Service.
In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, the appointments are in line with Ambode’s drive to restructure the civil service for efficient performance and service delivery.
The development is also coming on the heels of the streamlining of some existing Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) aimed at ensuring greater efficiency.
The new Permanent Secretaries, the statement said, have been deployed across board in the new structure of the civil service.
Among the appointees are: Mr. Bamgboye Abiodun; Mrs. Dapo-Thomas Boladele Aderemi; Mrs. Ariyo Elizabeth Olabisi; Mrs. Adekanye Adebunmi Elizabeth; Mr. Bode Agoro; Dr. (Mrs.) Ayandele Olufolayimika Abiose; Dr. (Mrs.) Sodeinde Nuriat Ibironke; Mr. Odeyemi Mohammed Adesina; Mrs. Odulana Arinola Olufunmilayo. Others are Mrs. Onisarotu Adesina Jemil; Engr. Bade-Adebowale Ajibade Caster; Mrs. Amosu Sewande Ayodele; Mr. Kadiri Abayomi Adebisi; Mrs. Anifowoshe Amidat Abiola; Mr. Adeyemi Folarin Anthony; Dr. (Mrs.) Oduwole Olanike Elizabeth; Mr. Mustapha Abdul Ahmed Olorunfemi; Mrs. Odunlami Funlola Adesola and Mr. Odupitan James Olusola.
15 Permanent Secretaries have also been retired from the civil service after completion of their terms in office.
The new permanent secretaries would be sworn in on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 by the governor at the State House of Assembly in Alausa, Ikeja.