Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu of Lagos state on Thursday, May 30, appointed a former head of service in the state, Folasade Jaji, as the new secretary to the state government.
This is contained in a statement issued by the Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, on Thursday, May 30, in Lagos.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Jaji, a chemist, had served as the 17th head of service of the state’s Public Service.
She joined the Lagos state civil service on October 27, 1980 at the state judicial service commission before she was deployed to the governor’s office, department of political affairs where she served for two years, between 1980 and 1982.
She is the 18th secretary to the state government. The statement said full details about the appointment would come later.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported Sanwo-Olu in this inaugural speech highlighted his plans for Lagos and Lagosians. He said: "And to do so, we have formulated a concise framework that encapsulates our collective vision for the state and ensures that our undertaking remains focused and our communication remains clear as we endeavour to build a Greater Lagos we can all be proud to call home.
"The framework, as our six (6) Pillars of Development Agenda, is captured by the acronym, “T.H.E.M.E.S."
Earlier report had suggested that Sanwo-Olu made his first appointment as governor. According to the report, he appointed Tayo Akinmade Ayinde as the chief of staff.
However, Ayinde dismissed the report as false, saying Sanwo-Olu has not made any cabinet appointment.
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