…as Ogun gets new accountant-general, solicitor-general
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has approved the appointment of eight new Permanent Secretaries and a new Accountant General for the State.
The newly appointed permanent secretaries include Alhaji Waheed Adesina, a Senior Director in the Ogun State Ministry of Information and Strategy.
A statement by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin said “the new appointees will fill the existing vacancies among the rank of Permanent Secretaries in the State Public Service.
“Seniority, merit, professionalism and inclusiveness are considered in the appointment of the Permanent Secretaries and the Accountant General for the state in the exercise of the Governor’s power under the provision of Section 208 (c) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended)”.
The new Permanent Secretaries are:
i. Mr. Waheed Adesina;
ii. Mr. Adetayo Adewale;
iii. Mr. Adedayo Oluyemi Somoye;
iv. Mr. Oluwaseyi Sokoya;
v. Dr. Qudus Adegboyega Yusuf;
vi. Mr. Adenopo Adegbenga; and
vii. Dr. Oladeinde Moshood Kayode.
The statement noted that Messrs Adebayo Bamidele and Mr. Aregbesola Thomas Babatunde will function as the State’s new Solicitor General and Accountant General respectively.
While congratulating the new appointees, Governor Abiodun urged them to brace for the challenges of their positions and apply themselves diligently to the “Building Our Future Together” agenda of his administration.
Until his appointment, Alhaji Adesina was a Senior Director in the Ministry of Information and Strategy.
A graduate of the prestigious University of Ibadan, Adesina also attended Egba Comprehensive High School, Asero, Abeokuta and Anwar-ul-Islam College, Agege, Lagos State for his secondary education.