The Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode earlier today swore in commissioners and special advisers. They are: Mr. Steve Ayorinde, Commissioner for Information and Strategy; Gbolahan Lawal, Commissioner for Housing; Dr. Jide Idris, Commissioner for Health; Folarin Coker, Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture; Seye Oladejo, Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations; Mr. Ganiyu Johnson, Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure; Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau, Commissioner for Agriculture; Mr. Rotimi Ogunleye, Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives.
Mr. Akinyemi Ashade, Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget; Dr. Babatunde Adejare, Commissioner for Environment; Mr. Olawale Oluwo, Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources; Dr. Benson Akintola, Commissioner for Establishment, Training and Pensions; Dr. Mustapha Akinkunmi, Commissioner for Finance; and Dr. Abdul-Hakeem Abdul-Lateef, Commissioner for Home Affairs.
Others are Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, Commissioner for Justice; Alhaji Musiliu Folami, Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs; Mr. Wasiu Anifowoshe, Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development; Mr. Olufemi Odubiyi, Commissioner for Science and Technology; Dr. Ekundayo Mobereola, Commissioner for Transportation; Adebowale Akinsanya, Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development; Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti, Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment; Lola Akande, Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation and Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, Commissioner for Youth and Social Development.
The special advisers and their portfolios include Mr. Ayodeji Tinubu, Special Adviser, Sports and Chairman, Lagos State Sports Council; Mr. Okanlomo Sanni, Food Security; Mrs. Yetunde Onabolu, Urban Development; Mr. Kehinde Joseph, Civic Engagement; Mr. Adebimpe Akinsola, Arts and Culture and Dr. Olufemi Onanuga, Primary Health Care.
Others are Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh, Education; Mr. Adeyemi Olabinjo, Commerce; Mr. Anofi Elegushi, Transport; Mr. Babatunde Hunpe, Environment; Prof. Ademola Abass, Overseas Affairs and Investment; Mrs. Aramide Giwanson, Housing; Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan, Community and Communications and Mr. Agboola Dabiri, Central Business District.
The Deputy Governor, Dr. Oluranti Adebule, is to oversee the Ministry of Education