As part of efforts aimed at strengthening the machinery of Government to deliver the “Building Our Future Together” agenda of the present administration, the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has approved appointments into Boards and Commissions of seven statutory bodies in the State.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Kunle Somorin, listed the commissions to include; the State Civil Service Commission, Local Government Service Commission and Teaching Service Commission, Housing Corporation, Health Management Board, State Agro Services and the State Bulk Purchase Corporations.
It stated that Governor Abiodun enjoined the appointees to see their appointments as a call to service for the development of the State and its people and to see leadership as an opportunity to improve the lives and conditions of those who need it most.
The appointees, the statement added, were drawn across major political affiliations in the State, in consonance with the present administration’s inclusive governance philosophy, which emphasises a leadership paradigm shift to a focused and qualitative governance that would create an enabling environment for a public-private sector partnership, fundamental to the creation of an enduring economic development and individual prosperity of the people of the State.
According to the release, Ogun State Civil Service Commission, has Engr. Tokunbo Odebunmi as Chairman, Ogun State Local Government Service Commission would have Ms. Bukky Onabanjo serve as Chairman, just as Ogun State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) has Evang. Lekan Ifede as Chairman.
For Ogun State Housing Corporation, Chief Yemi Sanusi would serve as Chairman, with ESV Olawale Ojo as General Manager, Ogun State Health Management Board, Dr. Kunle Solako would be Chairman, while Ogun State Agro-Services and Ogun State Bulk Purchasing Corporations would have Chief Kehinde Adebanjo and Engr. Anthony Ojesina as Chairmen, respectively.
The statement further added that the list was the first batch of appointees, as other appointments would be made in due course.