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In 16 new appointments Tinubu taps Lagos Head of Service Muri-Okunola, ex-Lagos Deputy Gov Orelope-Adefulire, Ojudu’s daughter


Hakeem Muri-Okunola

ABUJA – President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed the Lagos Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola as principal secretary as he made 15 other appointments.

Muri-Okunola is a 51-year-old lawyer, who joined the Lagos Civil service in 2001 as personal assistant to then Governor Tinubu.

By 2005, Tinubu appointed him Executive Secretary of the Land Use and Allocation Committee.

Six years after, he was promoted to permanent secretary and was appointed the head of service in December 2018.

Among those appointed is Moremi Ojudu, first daughter of Babafemi Ojudu, the former special political adviser to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.

Moremi will serve as senior special assistant to the president (SSAP) on community engagement in the South-West.

Tanko Yakasai, Chioma Nweze, Abiodun Essiet, Abdulhamid Yahaya Abba, were similarly appointed to serve the other five geographical zones.

Yakasai is for North West, Essiet, North Central; Nweze, South East; Yahaya Abba, North East.

The appointment batch also showed that former deputy governor of Lagos, Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire has been reappointed as SSAP Sustainable Development Goals.

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