Lanre Ogunyinka, one other appointed as Perm Sec in Ogun - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Thursday, June 6, 2024

Lanre Ogunyinka, one other appointed as Perm Sec in Ogun


By Demilade Michael

Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun has approved the appointment of Mrs. Adejumoke Oluwatoyin Adewole and Mr. Bernard Olanrewaju Ogunyinka, as Permanent Secretaries in the Public Service of the State. 

This was contained in a statement signed by the State Head of Service, Mr. Kehinde Onasanya

According to the statement, the appointment is in addition to the appointment of Mr. Augustine Adekunle Oyesanwen, Director (Agric. Planning), GL. 17, Engr. Olanike Olawunmi Ogunbona, Head of Local Government Administration (HOLGA), GL. 17 and Mrs. Arinola Nusirat Adetayo, Deputy Director (Acct.), GL. 16 as Permanent Secretaries by the governor, as announced in April, 2024.  

Onasanya said, "the appointment was made by His Excellency, the Governor with due recourse to the provision of Section 208 (c) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) and having considered merit, professionalism, inclusiveness and seniority in the Civil/Public Service of the State. 

He added that "the appointee was carefully selected from the pool of Directors who were successful in the Ogun State Pipeline Leadership Development Programme conducted for top management level Officers to be eligible for appointment into the position of Permanent Secretaries in the State Civil/Public Service.

"Prior to the appointment of the duo, Mrs. Adewole was on the post of Director (State Counsel), GL. 17 serving as the Director of Public Prosecutions in the Ministry of Justice, holds a Bachelor of Law, LL.B (Hons.) from the University of Lagos, Akoka in 1989 and Barrister at Law Certificate (B.L.) from the Nigerian Law School, Lagos in 1990, while Mr. Ogunyinka was on the post of Director (Information), GL. 17 in the Ministry of Information and Strategy, holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) (Combined Honours) in English and Yoruba Languages from the Ogun State University, Ago Iwoye in 1989 and Master of Arts (M.A.) in Communication and Language Arts from the University of Ibadan in April, 1998".

The new Permanent Secretaries are enjoined to bring exceptional leadership, dedication and expertise to this new role while striving for excellence in the continuous implementation of the ‘Building Our Future Together’ Agenda of His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun, Governor of Ogun State.

Meanwhile, the governor will conduct the swearing-in ceremony of all the five newly appointed Permanent Secretaries in the Public Service of the State on Friday. 

The reremony has been scheduled to take place at the State Executive Chamber, Governor’s Office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta  by 11:00am.

All members of the State Executive Council, Permanent Secretaries - designate and guests are enjoined to be seated at the venue of the Ceremony by 10:30am.

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