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Cabinet reshuffle: Ambode drops 3, appoints 5 new commissioners

January 12, 2018 12:43 AM
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Cabinet reshuffle: Ambode drops 3, appoints 5 new commissioners

State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday reshuffled his cabinet, dropping three commissioners and appointing five new ones.

In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello, the three affected cabinet members are Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola, Mr. Femi Odubiyi and Mr. Anifowoshe Abiola.

The newly-appointed cabinet members include Mr. Hakeem Fahm (Ministry of Science and Technology); Mr. Ladi Lawanson (Ministry of Transportation); Mr. Segun Banjo (Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget); Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye (Ministry of Commerce and Industry) and Mr. Hakeem Sulaiman (Communities and Communications).

Mr. Rotimi Ogunleye from Commerce and Industry was redeployed to Physical Planning and Urban Development; Mr. Steve Ayorinde from Ministry of Information and Strategy to Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan from Communities and Communication to Ministry of Information and Strategy; Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi Etti, from Ministry of Wealth Creation to Ministry of the Environment; Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, from Ministry of Youth and Social Development to Ministry of Wealth Creation; Mr. Agboola Dabiri, from Central Business District to Ministry of Youth and Social Development.

Others include Dr. Samuel Adejare, from Ministry of the Environment to Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure Development; Mr. Ade Akinsanya, from Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure Development to Ministry of Works and Infrastructure.

In the same vein, the statement also added that Mr. Benjamin Olabinjo has been moved from Special Adviser, Commerce and Industry to become Special Adviser, Civic Engagement, while Mr. Kehinde Joseph was moved from Special Adviser, Civic Engagement to become Special Adviser, Housing.


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