The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, announced the appointment of Mrs. Folashade Sidikatu Adesoye as the State’s 20th Head of Service (HOS).
According to a statement from the Chief Press Secretary to the State Governor, Habib Haruna, the appointment was approved by Governor Akinwumi Ambode to take effect from November 11, 2017.
She is succeeding the outgoing HOS, Mrs. Olabowale Ademola, who is retiring on November 10, 2017.
Adesoye joined the Lagos State Civil Service on December 28, 1983 as an Accountant and has served in several ministries.
The new HOS was elevated into the Body of Permanent Secretaries in 2010 and deployed to the Civil Service Pensions Office where she was till August 2015 when she was deployed to the Office of Local Government Establishment, Training and Pensions Office.
She served in the same capacity in 2016 as the Permanent Secretary, Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.
Until her appointment, she was the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.