Ambode Swears In New Cabinet Members

Ambode Swears In New Cabinet Members

by | 6th February 2018
Lagos State Governor Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle); Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs) Oluranti Adebule (3rd left), with the newly appointed Cabinet members, Commissioner for Commerce, Industry & Cooperatives, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye (2nd left); Commissioner for Science & Technology Mr. Hakeem Popoola Fahm (left); Special Adviser on Communities and Communication, Mr. Hakeem Sulaimon (3rd right); Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson (2nd right) and Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Olusegun Banjo

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday swore-in five new members of the State Executive Council with a charge on them to hit the ground running and offer only the best of services to the people.


Governor Ambode said the new cabinet members were appointed based on their track record, expertise and experience, and as such they must immediately settle down in office and inject new ideas to reinvigorate and reenergize government machinery to the overall benefit of the people.


He said “As you settle down to your new assignments, I demand nothing but the best from you. Your immediate task as you hit the ground running is to quickly bring yourself up to speed with the mandate of your MDA and key into the immediate priority for this year which is the completion of all on-going projects. This, however, does not preclude the initiation of new projects that are considered highly essential and critical to the general well-being of our people,” the Governor said.


The Governor said making Lagos work for all was a 24-hour job which required selfless service, hard work, dedication and an uncompromising focus on the improvement of lives of all residents, a development he said necessitated the vision of his administration from inception to build a clean, safe and prosperous State guided by the rule of law, as well as a globally competitive smart City.


“You are joining a winning team of committed professionals and politicians who have been working round the clock for the past 32 months to make Lagos functional, efficient and a haven for business, tourism, entertainment and sports.”


The newly appointed cabinet members are Commissioner for Science and Technology, Mr. Hakeem Fahm; Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson; Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr Segun Banjo; Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye; and Special Adviser on Communities and Communications, Mr. Hakeem Sulaiman.


L-R: Newly appointed Cabinet members, Mr. Ladi Lawanson as Commissioner for Transportation; Mr. Hakeem Sulaimon as Special Adviser on Communities and Mrs Olayinka Oladunjoye as Commissioner for Commerce, Industry & Cooperatives