Sanwo-Olu Swears in Oluyomi as Finance Commissioner


By Dipo Olowookere

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has sworn in Mr Yomi Oluyomi as the Commissioner for Finance.

Mr Oluyomi was among the other Commissioners and Special Advisers who took oaths of office at a ceremony held on Wednesday at the Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, Alausa Ikeja.

He will work with others to pilot the economy of the state as the Governor serves his second term of four years from 2023 to 2027.

In his first tenure of four years, Mr Rabiu Olowo was the Commissioner for Finance, but he was not returned. His successor would be expected to use his experience to manage the fiscal strategy of the Governor.

Mr Mosopefolu George is appointed as the Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, while Mrs Kaosarat Folashade Ambrose as the Commissioner for Industries, Trade and Investment.

The Governor chose Mr Afolabi Ayantayo as the Commissioner for Establishment Training and Pensions, Mr Ajigbotafe Akinyemi as the Commissioner for Wealth Creation, and Mr Lawal Pedro (SAN) as the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice.

Below are the others:

Mr Jamiu Alli-Balogun – Commissioner for Basic Education

Mr Gbenga Oyerinde – Commissioner for Special Duties

Mr Mobolaji Ogunlende – Commissioner for Youth and Social Development

Mr Ibrahim Layode – Commissioner for Home Affairs and Culture

Mrs Toke Benson-Awoyinka – Commissioner for Tourism

Mrs Bolaji Cecilia Dada – Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation

Mr Yakubu Adebayo Alebiosu – Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure

Mr Tokunbo Wahab – Commissioner for Environment

Prof. Akin Abayomi – Commissioner for Health

Mr Gbenga Omotoso – Commissioner for Information and Strategy

Mr Tolani Sule Akibu – Commissioner for Tertiary Education

Mr Tunbosun Alake – Commissioner for Science and Technology

Ms Ruth Abisola Olusanya – Commissioner for Agriculture

Dr Olumide Oluyinka – Commissioner for Physical Planning

Mr Moruf Akinderu Fatai – Commissioner for Housing

Mr Seun Osiyemi – Commissioner for Transportation

Mr Olakunle Rotimi-Akodu – Special Adviser, Environment

Mr Abdulkabir Ogungbo – Special Adviser, Taxation and Revenue

Engr. Abiola Olowu – Special Adviser, Commerce and Investment

Dr Adekunle Olayinka – Special Adviser, Works (to report to the Deputy Governor)

Mr Idris Aregbe – Special Adviser, Tourism Arts and Culture

Bola Olumegbon – Special Adviser, Central Business District (CBD)

Dr Oreoluwa Finnih-Awokoya – Special Adviser Health

Mr Kayode Bolaji-Roberts – Local Government Affairs

Ms Barakat Bakare – Special Adviser, Housing

Dr Rotimi Fashola – Special Adviser Agriculture

Dr Jide Babatunde – Special Adviser E-GIS

Dr Afolabi Abiodun Tajudeen – Special Adviser, Political, Legislative and Civic Engagement

Sola Shakirudeen Giwa – Special Adviser Transportation

Mrs Iyabo Oyeyemi Ayoola – Special Adviser, Central Internal Audit

Mr Nurudeen Lanre Yekini-Agbaje – Special Adviser, Rural Development and Chieftaincy Affairs

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