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