LAGOS State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved the appointment of Mrs Folasade Sidikatu Adesoye as the 20th Head of Service (HOS) in the state.
The approval was contained in a statement issued on Thursday and signed by the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Governor, Mr Habib Aruna, saying Adesoye’s appointment would take effect on November 11, 2017, following the statutory retirement of the outgoing HOS, Mrs Olabowale Ademola on November 10, 2017.
According to the statement, the new HOS was first appointed into the Lagos State Civil Service on December 28, 1983 as an accountant and has served in several ministries.
It said Mrs Adesoye was elevated into the Body of Permanent Secretaries in 2010 and was deployed to the Civil Service Pensions Office where she served till August 2015 when she was deployed to the Office of Local Government Establishment, Training and Pensions Office.
“In 2016, she was asked to serve in the same capacity as Permanent Secretary, Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.
“Until her appointment, she was the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources,” the statement added.
Meanwhile, Governor Ambode has thanked the outgoing HOS, Mrs Ademola for her meritorious service to the state and wished her well in her future endeavors.