Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Thursday, November 2, approved the appointment of Folasade Adesoye as the new Head of Service (HOS) in the State.
A statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Habib Aruna, yesterday revealed that Mrs. Adesoye’s appointment, will take effect on November 11, 2017, following the statutory retirement of the outgoing HOS, Mrs. Olabowale Ademola on November 10, 2017.
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.
She was elevated into the Body of Permanent Secretaries in 2010 and was deployed to the Civil Service Pensions Office where she served until 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.
She will be 20th Head of Service (HOS) in Lagos State.
Until her appointment, she was the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.
The Lagos state governor further thanked the outgoing HOS, Mrs. Ademola, for her meritorious service to the State and wished her well in her future endeavours.