The 21st Head Of The Lagos State Civil Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola has bowed out of service voluntarily, effective Friday, 29th September, 2023.
The administrator in a statement on Friday said he has voluntarily retired from the Lagos State Civil Service which he described as the most vibrant in Nigeria.
Muri-Okunola in a statement via his account on the X platform appreciated the Lagos State Governor, Deputy Governor, Speaker and State Assembly Members as well as all other stakeholders for their support during his time in office.
He also appealed to them to extend the same support to his successor as the Lagos State Head of Service, Mr Shuaheeb Olabode Agoro.
According to him, he is resigning to embark on a new journey.
He wrote: “Thankful to Almighty Allah as today marks the end of my journey in the civil service of Lagos State following my voluntary retirement from the most vibrant public service in Nigeria.
“I give all glory and adulation to The Almighty for guiding me through the journey of leading The Lagos State Public Service as the 21st Head Of The Civil Service for the past nearly five years and I count on him and your prayers as I embark on a new journey.
“I thank the Governor and Deputy Governor, The Speaker and the entire members of LAHA, The Chief Judge and all members of the Judiciary, the Executive Council, the Body of Permanent Secretaries, the Chairmen and members of all service commissions and my colleagues the entire workforce of the Lagos State Government . You have been a pillar of massive support and I truly appreciate you all. I will surely miss you all.
“I enjoin you all to please extend the same and much more support to my successor in office, The 22nd Head Of Service of our dear State, Mr Shuaheeb Olabode Agoro. I congratulate him and wish him a most successful tenure in office.”
Presidency Confirms Appointment Of Muri-Okunola As Tinubu’s Principal Secretary
Earlier, Naija News had reported that President Bola Tinubu has appointed the Lagos State Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola as his Principal Private Secretary.
This development was confirmed in a post via the X account of the presidency on Sunday evening, September 17.
Muri-Okunola was among many other new aides, whose appointment was released recently.
On Monday he tendered his resignation letter as the Head of Service (HoS) in Lagos State following his appointment as President Bola Tinubu’s Principal Secretary.
Muri-Okunola in a statement on Monday said his civil service career will end on the 29th Of September, 2023.
The new presidential aide disclosed that he has informed the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu of his voluntary retirement from the Lagos State Civil Service after nearly five years as the Head Of Service.
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