Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has approved the appointment of Mr. Olatokunbo Joseph Talabi as the Secretary to the State Government.
The new SSG comes to the job with a rich private sector background as a business development professional, banker, and entrepreneur. He was until his appointment the Chief Executive Officer of Superflux International Limited, a market leader in security printing.
The 57-year-old Talabi holds a 1987 Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Lagos. He also trained at the Citibank School of Banking, Long Island, New York.
A pioneer staff of the Guarantee Trust Bank where he worked in several executive positions, Mr. Talabi also worked at The Nigerian Economist gaining insight on product performance, sales, marketing, and financial management.
With over 30 years management experience, the new SSG is also a boardroom guru, chairing 6 (six) corporate bodies and serving on the board of 7 (seven) other institutions, including those of Bitflux Communications, Olabisi Onabanjo University Development Foundation, ATCO Limited, Fate Foundation and the City of Knowledge Academy.
Tokunbo Talabi is a prolific writer, who has spoken at many forums across the globe and is the author of the magnum opus, “The Minds Game”. He’s an affiliate of several professional associations, among which are National Association of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (NASME), Chartered Institute of Professional Printers of Nigeria (CIPPON) and the Entrepreneurship Development Centre of the Lagos Business School.
He is married and blessed with three children.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor