The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday approved the appointment of Hakeem Olayinka Muri-Okunola as the 21st Head of Service in the State.
A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Habib Aruna, said the appointment followed the statutory retirement of Folasade Sidikatu Adesoye on December 27, 2018.
Muri-Okunola was appointed as Executive Secretary, Land Use and Allocation Committee, a position he held between 2005 and 2011.
Until his appointment, he was the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Youth and Social Development.
Governor Ambode thanked the outgoing HOS for her meritorious service to the State and wished her well in her future endeavours.
Meanwhile, the Governor has also appointed six new Permanent Secretaries.
They include Dr. Goncalves Titilayo Fausat; Kosoko Hakeem Adeyemi; Dr. Balogun Sherifat Bolajoko; Adeniji Segun Olufemi; Adelaja Abosede Omobolanle and Dr. Lawal Lateef Temidayo.
The New Head of Service and the Permanent Secretaries would be sworn in on Monday at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja.