Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos State, declared on Friday that his administration will make sure that only the best people were given positions of leadership and responsibility in order to uphold the reputation for excellence held by the Lagos public service.
At the State House banquet hall’s swearing-in ceremony for 11 new permanent secretaries, Sanwo-Olu made this statement.
The governor, who also appointed a five-member Standing Tribunal of Enquiry on Chieftaincy Matters under the direction of retired Justice O. A. Dabiri and reassigned some serving permanent secretaries for better performance of their duties, claimed that the permanent secretaries’ role was essential to the success of every government.
Sanwo-Olu stated that the new senior public officers’ duty was to effectively manage the material and human resources entrusted to their care as accounting officers of their respective ministries.
The governor, in a statement titled,
and signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, urged them to hit the ground running.
The statement added;