Ambode appoints Hakeem Muri-Okunola as Lagos State Head of Service

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has reportedly appointed Hakeem Muri-Okunola as the new Lagos State Head of Service


The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Habib Aruna, made it known that Muri-Okunola’s appointment comes after the retirement of Mrs. Folasade Adesoye on December 27th, making him the 21st person to assume the position

Muri-Okunola is said to be the former Executive Secretary, Land Use and Allocation Committee, between 2005 and 2011 and until his appointment, he was the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Youth and Social Development.


The statement quoted Ambode as thanking the outgoing HOS, Adesoye, for her meritorious service to the state and wished her well in her future endeavours.


In same regard, the governor also appointed six new Permanent Secretaries. They are: Dr. Goncalves Fausat; Mr. Kosoko Adeyemi; Dr. Balogun Sherifat; Mr. Adeniji Olufemi; Mrs. Adelaja Omobolanle and Dr. Lawal Temidayo.

The new HOS and the Permanent Secretaries would be sworn-in on Monday at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja.

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