Gov. Ambode Appoints Folashade Sidikatu Adesoye As New Head of Service in Lagos State


Mrs. Folasade Sidikatu Adesoye is the new Head of Service in Lagos state after the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday confirmed her appointment.

Adesoye will succeed the outgoing HoS, Mrs. Olabowale Ademola following her statutory retirement in November 2017.

Habib Aruna, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, in a statement said Mrs. Adesoye’s appointment will take effect on November 11, 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.

She was asked to serve in the same capacity as Permanent Secretary, Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation in 2016.

Before her appointment, she was the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.

Governor Ambode thanked the outgoing HOS, Mrs. Ademola, for her meritorious service to the State and wished her well in her future endeavours.

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