Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has re-established the Office of Works and Office of Infrastructure in a bid to restructure the State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure.
Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, State Head of Service (HoS) disclosed this during a briefing , stating that the restructuring of the ministry was necessitated by the volume of work ahead of the present Administration and the need to implement relevant structural reviews that would facilitate faster attainment of government’s policy objectives.
He explained that the governor had also approved the appointment of two permanent secretaries in the Lagos State Public Service to oversee the two newly created offices.
Okunola added that the Governor has also approved the appointment of two new Permanent Secretaries in the Lagos State Public Service. They are; Arc. Adebayo Ayodeji Odusanya, who would serve as Permanent Secretary Office of Works, and Engr. Rotimi Idowu Thomas, who would serve as Permanent Secretary in the Office of Infrastructure.
According to reports, the new appointments are consequent upon the retirement of Engr. Olujimi Nunayon Hotonou who, until his retirement on 9th March 2021, was the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works & Infrastructure.