Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has approved the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the State Civil Service.
The newly appointed Permanent Secretaries were, Messrs Kehinde Onasanya, Johnson Odeyemi, Olukayode Ogunleye, Moses Adebayo, Engr. Lateef Yusuf and Mrs. Olusola Osasona.
Until their appointments, these career officers were senior Directors in their respective 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 the existing vacancies among the rank of Permanent Secretaries in the State 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 of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended)”, the statement said.
According to the statement, Governor Abiodun had deployed the new Permanent Secretaries to the following ministries and agencies; Kehinde Onasanya, Ministry of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs; Engr. Lateef Yusuf, Works and Infrastructure, while Mrs. Olusola Osasona was deployed to the Ministry of Transportation
Mr. Johnson Odeyemi was posted to the Teaching Service Commission, just as Messers Moses Adebayo and Olukayode Ogunleye would be in Bureau of Protocols and Ceremonials and Bureau of Service Matters, respectively.
The release further indicated that some Permanent Secretaries were redeployed to new Ministries, Agencies and Commissions, as Mr. Kolawole Fagbohun, formerly in the Bureau of Service Matters was posted to the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs; Mrs. Titilayo Dosunmu moves from Teaching Service Commission to Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission; Engr. Jonathan Onajobi would move to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism from the House of Assembly, while Dr. (Mrs.) Oluranti Oladeinde had been redeployed from the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development to the Bureau of Government House and General Services.
Also affected were Mrs. Melutia Ogunremi who moved from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to Women Affairs and Social Development, as Mr. Olurotimi Sotubo was posted from the Ministry of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs to the Bureau of Political Affairs and Administration.
While congratulating the new appointees, Governor Abiodun urged them to brace up for the challenges ahead and apply themselves to the ‘Building Our Future Together’ agenda of the administration.
Press Officer, Office of the Governor