Governor Abiodun Appoints Former NUJ Chairman, 3 Others As Permanent Secretary
By Ayonitemi Kareem
Thursday November 9, 2023
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has approved the appointment of a former Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists Ogun State Information Chapel, Mr Samuel Olugbenga Oyeleye as a Permanent Secretary in the Ogun State Civil Service with three others.
The release from the office of the Head of Service, Mr. Kolawole Fagbohun revealed that the three others are; Mrs Roseline Oluwatoyin Jacobs (Director, Administration and Supplies, Ministry of Special Duties and Inter Governmental Affairs); Mrs Kehinde Akinola (Director of Protocol, Bureau of Protocol and Ceremonies in the Governor’s office and Mr. Oladipo Foluke Ogunfowora (Director of Administration, Ogun State Television
Mr. Oyeleye, a level 17 officer was until his appointment, the Director of Information, Planning, Research and Statistics in the Ministry of Information and Strategy.
The release further revealed that the appointment was based on merit, professionalism, inclusiveness, and seniority in the state’s public service in tandem with the provision of section 208 (c) of the 1999.
Mr. Fagbohun in the release disclosed that, the new appointees were carefully selected from the pool of Directors who were successful in the Ogun State Pipeline Leadership Development Programme conducted for Directors to be eligible for appointment into the position of permanent secretaries in the state public service.
The number one Civil Servant in the State urged the appointees to demonstrate more than ever before, dedication, diligence and selflessness on their new roles and relentlessly pursue excellence in service as they join hands with other stakeholders in actualising the Ogun State of collective dream via the ‘Building Our Future Together ‘ Agenda of the administration of Governor Abiodun.