Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu Monday swore-in two Permanent Secretaries and approved the redeployment of three others “for efficient and effective service delivery in the state,” he said.

The two new Permanent Secretaries are Dr. Muritala Shefiu, who is also the Accountant General of the Lagos State Treasury Office and Mr. Olusegun Ogboye for the Ministry of Health.

The three others redeployed are: former Permanent Secretary Ministry of Transportation, Olawale Musa now Permanent Secretary, Chief of staff office; former Permanent Secretary Chief of Staff Office now for Ministry of Transportation and Mrs. Abimbola Umar, former Accountant General now Permanent Secretary, Debt management Office.

Sanwo-Olu charged the permanent secretaries to ensure good governance and work towards the realisation of the state’s developmental agenda.

He also urged them to continually ensure quality service delivery to the state and residents.


He said, ”This two brings to about 11 that we had to swear-in in the last five months, and this speaks to our economic agenda, it speaks to our Project T.H.E.M.E.S.

“It speaks to the challenges that we currently know we are facing in Lagos state, and that is why we have identified your various skills, we have identified your level of competence, we have identified your level of dedication to work.

“We believe that you will do your very best to improve the quality of service delivery in Lagos State because we believe that it is only when we have the right set of skills in the right business that the true impacts of dividend of democracy can be felt,” he said.

The governor said that his administration was in government to make life better for the citizens; hence, the permanent secretaries should ensure such.

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