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Abiodun appoints six perm secs

  Abiodun appoints six Perm Secs

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has approved the appointment of six Permanent Secretaries.

They are Mrs. Olubukunola Adeniregun, Messrs. Adetunji Kanimodo and Olusegun Olaotan. The rest are Dr. Rotimiolu Akinlesi, Dr. Waidi Olanloye and Dr. Olufowobi A. O.

Until their appointments, these career officers were senior directors in their ministries, agencies and parastatals.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Kunle Somorin, said the appointments were made in line with government’s desire to fill vacancies among the rank of permanent secretaries in the public service.

“Seniority, merit, professionalism and diversity were considered in the appointment of the six permanent secretaries and done in line with Section 208 (c) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended),” the statement said.

It said Governor Abiodun had deployed the permanent secretaries in the following ministries and agencies: Olubukunola Adeniregun, Bureau of Local Government Pensions; Mr. Adetunji Kanimodo, Ministry of Rural Development and Water Resources; while Dr. Rotimi Akinlesi was deployed in the Ministry of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs.

Dr. Waidi Olanloye was posted to the Teaching Service Commission. Dr. Olufowobi and Mr. Olusegun Olaotan will function as the permanent secretaries at the Local Government Service Commission and Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

The statement said two serving permanent secretaries were  redeployed. They are Mr. Olurotimi Sotubo from the Bureau of Political Affairs and Administration to the Office of the Governor and Mr. Kehinde Onasanya to the Bureau of Political Affairs and Administration, from the Ministry of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs

Congratulating the appointees, Governor Abiodun urged them to brace for the challenges ahead and apply themselves to the agenda of the administration’s “Building Our Future Together”.

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