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Governor Sanwo-Olu Swears in 5 New Permanent Secretaries in Lagos State

Governor Sanwo-Olu Swears in 5 New Permanent Secretaries in Lagos State 

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has sworn in five newly appointed Permanent Secretaries, at the Lagos State Secretariat, Ikeja.

Along with friends and family of the appointees, senior government officials attended the ceremony on Wednesday. He urged the recent hires to take their promotion as a prompt to continue being committed and hardworking.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the governor declared on January 31 that Ayodele Somide would be the Permanent Secretary for Infrastructure and Engineer Mahmood Adegbite would be the Permanent Secretary for Drainage Services.

The others are PS Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission’s Lyla Oki and PS Agriculture’s Fatai Audu.

“Your dedication, hard work, and your commitment are crucial to your elevation to this pivotal level of permanent secretary.

“Undoubtedly, this appointment comes with substantial responsibility with lots of expectations.

“As you celebrate your elevation, let me also bring to mind that the people of Lagos have placed their trust in this administration, it is expected that we deliver a greater Lagos.

“No citizen of our great state should feel marginalised; your dedication, knowledge and vision are the bedrock upon which these policies and the programme are executed. We believe you’re part of,” he said.

Sanwo-Olu urged the new permanent secretaries to rededicate themselves and give their best towards ensuring the implementation of government policies.

“Especially with the hardship, you all should propagate everything we stand for in Lagos State, which is integrity and transparency.

“Expectations are high; we need to cushion the effect of the hardship,” the governor stated.

The five recently sworn-in officials had their citation read by Bode Agoro, Head of Service. In her speech of gratitude, Oki praised Gov. Sanwo-Olu for considering them qualified.

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