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Ambode Okays Folashade Adesoye as New Head of Service

By Dipo Olowookere

The appointment of Mrs Folasade Sidikatu Adesoye as the 20th Head of Service (HoS) of Lagos State has been confirmed by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

A statement signed on Thursday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Habib Aruna, disclosed that the appointment of Mrs Adesoye takes effect on November 11, 2017.

Mr Aruna said the appointment of Mrs Adesoye follows the statutory retirement of the outgoing HOS, Mrs Olabowale Ademola on November 10, 2017.

The new HOS was first appointed into the Lagos State Civil Service on December 28, 1983 as an Accountant and has served in several ministries.

She was elevated into the Body of Permanent Secretaries in 2010 and was deployed to the Civil Service Pensions Office where she served till 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, she was the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.

Governor Ambode thanked the outgoing HOS, Mrs Ademola for her meritorious service to the State and wished her well in her future endeavours.

Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan.

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