Retiring Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Surveyor Kunle Osota, is among the special breed of the Core Civil Servants, who are loyal, professional, committed and guided by the principle of servant-leadership in their day to day top administrative assignments.
The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo and the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Afolabi Afuape, were unanimous in describing Surveyor Kunle Osota, the retiring Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, who paid a courtesy visit to the Alake last Thursday, as an ingenious and dexterous civil servant.
Oba Adedotun Gbadebo recalled that Surveyor Kunle Osota was ever dedicated and forthright in all his dealings with the Traditional Rulers, Chieftaincy Matters and Local Government Affairs to the extent that he would always be remembered in that Ministry and Ogun State Civil Service, as one of the best hands and principal officers to operate there.
The Egba Paramount Monarch agreed with Commissioner Afolabi Afuape that Surveyor Kunle Osota was a rare gem in the Ministry of Local Government, adding that Ogun State Government might need him in the nearest future, even in retirement, for his deep, cognate and invaluable experience.
Hon. Afuape disclosed that Surveyor Kunle Osota was one of best Permanent Secretary, he had ever worked with, adding that he would still go places because of his honesty and assiduity.
The Iyalode Egba, Chief (Mrs) Alaba Lawson, who happened to be around during the occasion, also, commended Surveyor Osota, for his great assistance to Market women, especially when he was in Environmental Ministry in regards to Weekly Environmental Sanitation.
Iyalode Alaba Lawson prayed that Osota would succeed in life
Speaking earlier Osota thanked the Alake for being his Guardian Angel and for being one easiest Royal Fathers to work with because of their propensity to follow the rules and procedures of the system.
He further disclosed that Alake’s advice also guided him to succeed adding that he would never forget the Egba Apex Monarch in a hurry.
Surveyor Osota pointed out that it would be a height of Ingratitude, if he failed to publicly appreciated Alake and Commissioner Afolabi Afuape for their immeasurable support during his tenure.
The Aare Baaroyin of Egbaland, Chief Layi Labode, was also present at the occasion