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Monday, October 19, 2015
BREAKING: AMBODE swears in Commissioners and Special Advisers [FULL LIST with Portfolios]
By Olasunkanmi Akoni
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode today swears in his 37 Executive Council members.
The ceremony started around 11: 45 am at Adeyemi Bero Hall, state Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja.
Ambode inaugurated 23 Commissioners-designate and 14 Special Advisers-designate.
The Commissioners appointed and their portfolios include,
Gbolahan Lawal, Commissioner for Housing
Dr. Jide Idris, Commissioner for Health.
Folarin Coker, Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture.
Seye Oladejo; Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations.
Engr. Ganiyu Johnson, Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure.
Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau, Commissioner for Agriculture.
Mr. Rotimi Ogunleye, Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives.
Mr. Akinyemi Ashade, Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget.
Dr. Babatunde Adejare, Commissioner for Environment.
Mr. Olawale Oluwo, Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources.
Dr. Benson Akintola, Commissioner for Establishment, Training and Pensions.
Dr. Mustapha Akinkunmi, Commissioner for Finance.
Dr. Abdul-Hakeem Abdul-Lateef, Commissioner for Home Affairs.
Mr. Steve Ayorinde, Commissioner for Information and Strategy.
Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, Commissioner for Justice
Alhaji Musiliu Folami, Commissioner for Local Government, Community Affairs;
Townplanner Wasiu Anifowoshe, Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development;
Mr. Olufemi Odubiyi, Commissioner for Science and Technology;
Dr. Ekundayo Mobereola, Commissioner for Transportation;
Engineer Adebowale Akinsanya, Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development;
Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti, Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment;
Hon. Lola Akande, Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation;
Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, Commissioner for Youth and Social Development.
The Special Advisers and their portfolios include,
Mr. Ayodeji Tinubu, Special Adviser Sports and Chairman Lagos State Sports Council;
Mr. Ganiu Okanlomo Sanni, Special Adviser, Food Security;
Mrs. Yetunde Onabolu, Special Adviser, Urban Development;
Mr. Kehinde Joseph, Special Adviser, Civic Engagement;
Hon. Adebimpe Akinsola, Special Adviser, Arts and Culture;
Dr. Olufemi Onanuga, Special Adviser, Primary Healthcare;
Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh, Special Adviser, Education;
Hon. Adeyemi Olabinjo, Special Adviser, Commerce;
Prince Anofi Elegushi, Special Adviser, Transport;
Mr. Babatunde Hunpe, Special Adviser, Environment;
Professor Ademola Abass, Special Adviser, Overseas Affairs and Investment;
Mrs. Aramide Giwanson, Special Adviser, Housing;
Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan, Community and Communications;
Mr. Agboola Dabiri, Special Adviser, Central Business District.
The Deputy Governor, Dr. Mrs. Oluranti Adebule was also assigned to oversee the Ministry of Education.