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Lagos governor Ambode fires 3 commissioners

Akinwunmi Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode

 

By Oluwole Sogunle

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode  on Wednesday sacked three commissioners, one year after constituting the State Executive Council.

Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello, in a statement, named the sacked trio as Commissioners for Tourism – Mr Folorunsho Folarin-Coker; Finance, Dr Mustapha Akinkunmi and Transportation, Dr Ekundayo Mobereola.

He said that the governor had directed the Special Adviser, Arts and Culture to take over as the Acting Commissioner for Ministry of Tourism and Culture.

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Bello said Ambode had also directed the Special Adviser on Transportation to take over as Acting Commissioner for Transportation while the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance takes over as the Acting Commissioner for Finance.

According to him, they will act in the various capacities pending the appointment of new Commissioners in the respective ministries.

Bello said that the governor expressed his appreciation to the former Commissioners for their service to the State and wished them well in their future endeavours.

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