Lagos State Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has approved the appointment of Shuaheeb Olabode Agoro as the 22nd Head of Service with effect from September 30, 2023.
A statement signed by the outgoing Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, said Agoro joined the Lagos State Public Service on 1st July 2003 and became a Permanent Secretary on August 3, 2015.
Until his present appointment, Mr. Agoro was the Permanent Secretary, Lands Bureau.
Agoro’s appointment is to take effect from September 30, 2023.
Recall that Muri-Okunola, the 21st Head of Service in Lagos State was recently appointed Principal Secretary to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
His voluntary resignation from the civil service will take effect from September 29, 2023.
Muri-Okunola called on all Public Servants to accord the newly appointed Head of Service the necessary support to consolidate the achievements of his predecessors, wishing his successor a most rewarding and successful tenure of office.
He stated, “To this end, all public servants are hereby enjoined to accord the newly appointed Head of Service all necessary support required to consolidate on the achievements of his predecessors and, by extension, take the state public service to greater heights.
“Without prompting, all public servants are expected to consistently exhibit the time-tested public service values such as commitments, integrity, transparency, accountability, probity and loyalty in the discharge of their assigned responsibilities.
“While wishing the new Head of Service, Agoro a most rewarding and successful tenure of Office, Accounting Officers are hereby enjoined to take note of this circular and give it the widest publicity it deserves.”