Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Appoints Fashola, Two Others As Permanent Secretaries

…Redeploys Seven

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday approved the appointment of Mr. Taofik Adeyemi Fashola, Mr. Tunde Tairu Ogunleye and Mr. Fola Padonu as Permanent Secretaries in the State Public Service.

In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, Governor Ambode said the appointment was in line with the ongoing restructuring of the State Public Service for optimal, effective and efficient service delivery.

Mr. Taofik Fashola who until his appointment was Director, Admin and HR, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources is now the Permanent Secretary Audit Service Commission.

Mr.  Tunde Ogunleye who was Director of Accounts in the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure is now the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, while Mr. Fola Padonu who was a Director, Planning in the Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment has been appointed as the Permanent Secretary in the ministry.

Governor Ambode also approved the redeployed of seven other Permanent Secretaries.

Those redeployed include Arch Folusho Adebayo Dipe, from Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development to Ministry of Housing; Mrs. Folashade Oluwatosin Ogunnaike, from Cabinet Office to Ministry of Establishment and Training; Mrs Omobolanle Modinat Ogunmola, from Ministry of Establishment to Civil Service Pensions Office.

Others include Mr. James Olusola Odupitan, from Audit Service Commission to Cabinet Office; Mrs. Boladele Aderemi Dapo-Thomas, from Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation to Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development and Mrs. Olanike Elizabeth Oduwole, from Ministry of Wealth Creation to Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.

The appointments according to the statement, takes effect immediately.