The governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appoints two new members of the executive cabinet yesterday.
Abiodun Ogunleye, the Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, and Olufemi Daramola, the Special Adviser on Infrastructure, are among the newly appointed cabinet members.
He said that it was clear that the new cabinet members would add value, as they had been carefully chosen.
This was made known during the ceremony at the Exco Chamber, Lagos House, Ikeja, Sanwo-Olu urged the newly appointed cabinet members to start working immediately and take their responsibilities to an enviable height, to meet the yearnings and expectations of Lagos residents.
The governor said it was clear that the two new executive members have the pedigree to take their responsibilities to an enviable position.
The governor said that the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources was an important one because the government had led the conversation for the actualisation of the unbundling of the sector.
”So, we have carefully brought in someone that we believe can help achieve and realize the energy sufficiency that we require in Lagos.
”The needs of Lagosians and their aspirations is that every household wants power.
”They want a sector that will completely meet the yearning of the citizens and we believe with his (Ogunleye) expertise, industry knowledge and wealth of experience, we hope that he will hit the ground running knowing fully well the expectations of that office,” he said.
Giving the Vote Of Assurance, Ogunleye expressed appreciation for the opportunity to serve in the Lagos State Government.
He promised that they would do their best to ensure that the purpose of the ‘Themes’ agenda was actualised.