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Lagos head of service, Ojodu’s daughter top list as Tinubu makes 16 new appointments

President Bola Tinubu has appointed the Lagos Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola as principal secretary as he made 15 other appointments.

The appointment has for long been expected, as far as June.

Muri-Okunola is a 51 year-old lawyer, who joined the Lagos Civil service in 2001 as personal assistant to then Governor Tinubu.

By 2005, Tinubu appointed him Executive Secretary of the Land Use and Allocation Committee.

Six years after, he was promoted permanent secretary and was appointed the head of service in December 2018.

Among those appointed is Moremi Ojudu, first daughter of Babafemi Ojudu, the former special political adviser to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.

Moremi, who supported the Tinubu campaign, will serve as senior special assistant to the president (SSAP) on community engagement in the South west.

Tanko Yakasai, Chioma Nweze, Abiodun Essiet, Abdulhamid Yahaya Abba, were similarly appointed to serve the other five geographical zones.

Yakasai is for North West, Essiet North Central, Nweze South East, Yahaya Abba North East.

The appointment batch also showed that former deputy governor of Lagos, Adejoke Orelope Adefulire has been reappointed as SSAP Sustainable Development Goals.

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