Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu inaugurated two new members into the executive cabinet on Wednesday.
The two new cabinet members are the Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Abiodun Ogunleye and Special Adviser on Infrastructure, Mr. Olufemi Daramola.
During the ceremony at the Exco Chamber, Lagos House, Ikeja, Sanwo-Olu encouraged the newly inaugurated cabinet members to take their responsibilities to admirable heights as well as meeting the high expectations of Lagos denizens.
He further stated”Engr. Daramola is a young man that I have followed up and I have seen his tenacity and commitment to ensure that he puts his very best into assignments and responsibilities that have been given to him.
”He is an example to all other public officers and civil servants that the Lagos State Executive Council is not an exclusive preserve of external appointees. If you have done well and we see it, you can indeed, get on to this level.
Mr. Biodun Ogunleye is a man who has a lot of energy. It is not a coincidence that he is Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources,” he said.
The governor attested that the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources was a vital source of growth and needs the hands of vibrant personnel to ensure continuous growth. ”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.