Ekiti Government appoints new Head of Service

Posted by News Express | 16 April 2019 | 980 times

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Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has approved the appointment of Mr Ayodeji Ajayi as the new Head of Service following the recommendation of the Civil Service Transformation Strategy Committee after a rigorous selection process.

Ajayi, who is Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, is to take over from the Acting Head of Service, Mrs. Peju Babafemi.

The new Head of Service is to be sworn in tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17, 2019.

Meanwhile, the Acting Head of Service, Mrs. Babafemi, has been commended by Governor Fayemi for her diligence and professionalism which helped in stabilising the government in its early days.

The Acting Head of Service is proceeding on an overseas programme as a Senior Research Fellow at the African Leadership Centre, School of Global Affairs, King’s College, London, United Kingdom.

“During the programme, Mrs. Babafemi will also undertake study visits to the Royal Institute of Public Administration (RIPA), Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), Houses of Parliament, Cabinet Office in Whitehall, Westminster Foundation, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, in the UK, among others,” Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Yinka, Oyebode, said in a statement.

The Civil Service Transformation Strategy Committee is an advisory body of experienced technocrats under the chairmanship of Prof. Ladipo Adamolekun. Other members of the committee are Dr. Goke Adegoroye, Prof. Modupe Adelabu, Mr. Philip Amujo and Alhaji Afolabi Ogunlayi.


Source: News Express

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