Ambode Appoints New State’s Head of ServiceFeatured, Latest News, News Across Nigeria, News From The State Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
Photo: Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode
LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Lagos State Governor Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the appointment of Mrs. Folasade Sidikatu Adesoye as the State’s 20th Head of Service HOS.
The appointment follows the statutory retirement of the outgoing HOS, Mrs. Olabowale Ademola on November 10, 2017.
Ambode’s Chief Press Secretary Mr. Habib Aruna, in a statement issued Thursday, said Mrs. Adesoye’s appointment would take effect from November 11, 2017.
According to the statement, the new HOS was first appointed into the State Civil Service on December 28, 1983 as an Accountant and has served in several ministries.
Mrs. Adesoye was elevated into the Body of Permanent Secretaries in 2010 and was deployed to the Civil Service Pensions Office where she served until August 2015 when she was deployed to the Office of Local Government Establishment, Training and Pensions Office.
In 2016, she was asked to serve in the same capacity as Permanent Secretary, Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.
Until her appointment, Mrs. was the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.
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