Akeredolu Appoints New Head Of Service


Akeredolu Appoints New Head Of Service

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Thursday approved the appointment of Mr Kayode Ogundele as the new Head of the Ondo State Public Service.

The new appointment came following the statutory retirement of the incumbent Head of Service, Mr John Adeyemo, who will be bowing out of the service on August 2, 2022.

This was contained in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Richard Olatunde.

The statement read, “Governor Akeredolu’s approval of the appointment is in line with the provisions of Section 208, Sub-section 3 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (As Amended).

“Until his appointment, Ogundele was the Permanent Secretary, Cabinet and Special Services Department of the Governor’s office. He joined the State Public Service as an Administrative Officer in 1994.

“An astute and experienced administrator, Kayode Ogundele has traversed almost all the Ministries, Departments and Agencies in the course of his career and rose through the ranks to the position of permanent secretary before his appointment.

“He holds a Masters Degree in Personnel Psychology and fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, and graduate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, among other several Professional Qualifications.

“Governor Akeredolu congratulates the new Head of Service, while charging him to sustain the robust relationship between government and Labour leaders in the state.”