Lagos Governor Makes First Set Of Appointments

By Luqmon Balogun, Lagos

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The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has made his first set of appointments 10 days after his re-election for another term.

The Governor approved the appointment of Barr. ‘Bimbola Salu-Hundeyin, as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr Tayo Ayinde as the Chief of Staff and Mr Gboyega Shoyanwo as Deputy Chief of Staff.

A statement released by the Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola said Barr. ‘Bimbola Salu-Hundeyin, an erudite, experienced Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria has over three decades experience at the Bar.

Muri-Okunola said “She is an astute business, human and economic resources manager who has great passion for excellence. Before her present appointment, Barr. ‘Bimbola Salu-Hundeyin was a Federal Commissioner, National Population Commission (NPC), a position in which she had served since November 2020”.

The Head of Service said both Mr Tayo Ayinde and Mr Gboyega Soyannwo are being re-appointed as Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff respectively, having served Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu’s administration with diligence and great commitment during the first term from May 2019 to 26th May 2023.

Expressing optimism that the knowledge, experience and capacity of the appointees would put them in good stead to serve diligently, Muri-Okunola congratulated and urged them to continue the delivery of selfless, effective and efficient service to the good people of Lagos State.

“These are the first set of appointments made by Mr Governor during his second term in Office. The appointments take effect from Thursday, 8 June 2023”, Muri-Okunola said.




Emmanuel Ukoh