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Son of former head of civil service, Professor Oladapo Afolabi, weds lover (photos)

We’re delighted to share these beautifully captured engagement pictures of the former head of civil service Professor Oladapo A.Afolabi[OON] son, Jennifer & Desola.

It was well documented with stunning pictures by Asqaure studios!

Professor Oladapo Afolabi CFR, (born 3 October 1953) is a former academic who was sworn in as Head of Service of the Federation of Nigeria by President Goodluck Jonathan on 18 November 2010.


He succeeded Steve Oronsaye, who retired on 16 November 2010 after reaching the statutory retirement age of 60.

Afolabi joined the Federal Environmental Protection Agency in June 1991.

He started at the agency as a manager, rising to become the acting director.

He joined the Federal Ministry of Environment when it was formed in 1995.

Afolabi chaired the committee that defined the initial structure of the ministry, and then was appointed coordinator and then director of the Department of Pollution Control and Environmental Health. At the Environment Ministry he supervised the Integrated Solid waste Management Facility for 15 cities, and was responsible for a number of studies on waste management and pollution reduction.

In October 2006 Afolabi was appointed a permanent secretary of the Federal Civil Service by President Olusegun Obasanjo. In June 2007 he became permanent secretary of the Ministry of Labour. In November 2007 he moved to the newly created Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources, formerly two separate ministries. In February 2009 Afolabi was assigned to the Cabinet Secretariat, in which role he introduced storage of documents in electronic form. In August 2009 he was again appointed permanent secretary at the Ministry of Education, where he helped end a three-month strike.

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