The Lagos State Government has sworn-in three new members of the State executive council, members of the Civil Service Commission and five Permanent Secretaries.
The new political office holders and permanent secretaries took oath of office on Monday, 27 January, 2020, at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja.
Mr. Governor urged the new appointees to further add value to the administration toward delivering democratic dividends to Lagosians as they were called to serve from a pool of numerous competent and highly qualified Lagosians.
He also urged them to work hard and justify the confidence reposed in them with the appointment.
The appointees consist of one Commissioner and two Special Advisers, who will be joining the State Executive Council.
Those appointed are Engineer Paul Bamgbose Martins, the new Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, Mr. Gbenga Oyerinde – Special Adviser to the Governor on Central Business District and Mr. Ganiu Adele Ayuba as the Special Adviser, Urban Development.
Also, Mrs. Regina Fabanwo was sworn in as the new Chairman, Lagos Civil Service Commission along with Mr. Adeshina Odeyemi, Hon. Avoseh Suru Hodewu; Hon. Kamal Olorunoje and Bar. Babatunde Seriki who will serve as Commissioners in the Commission.
Other sworn-in include five new Permanent Secretaries namely Mr. Olujimi Ige, Debt Management Office; Mrs. Kafayat Ajenifuja, Parastatal Monitoring Office; Mr. Hakeem Adeniji Oduyinka, Office of the Civic Engagement; Mr Isaac Olushina Thorpe, Ministry of Information and Strategy while Dr. Aina Ayoola moves up as the PS Primary Healthcare Board.
In attendance were the Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Folashade Jaji; past and present members of the Federal and State House of Assembly and well wishers of the newly appointed members.