MR SAMUEL EGUBE, HONOURABLE COMMISSIONER. Samuel Egube is a fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration (FCIA), Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (AMNIN), Member, Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), and Honorary Senior member Chartered Institute of Bankers; was born on 5th March, 1969.

He attended the University of Benin where he obtained a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) Degree with a second class upper in 1989, while he has an MBA from the prestigious International School of Management, University of Navarra, Barcelona.

He has significant experience in various sectors of the economy, which includes Banking and Finance, Business Consulting, Engineering, Strategy, Financial Management and Operations optimization. These experiences were acquired in very strong institutions such as Arthur Andersen and Company (now KPMG professionals in Nigeria), United Bank for Africa Plc.; NNB International Bank, First Bank of Nigeria and Diamond Bank Plc where he served as Corporate Banking Director and Head of Directorate, Corporate Banking.

He was also an Angel Investor and Adviser on the Expert in Residence program of the Entrepreneur Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan Atlantic University, Chief Executive Officer at Harbour Point Partners Limited- a Business Consulting and Financial Advisory Firm with a Vision for sub-Saharan Africa, and Director at Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc.

Mr. Samuel Avwerosuo Egube, hails from Uwheru, Ughelli in Delta State and was found competent to join the cabinet of Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu when he was appointed and sworn in as the Honourable Commissioner, Economic Planning and Budget on August 20, 2019.

MR ADEBAYO OLUKAYODE SODADE, SPECIAL ADVISER. Mr. Bayo Sodade is an Author, Economist, and a seasoned Public Finance Management Expert and Consultant. A 1982 graduate of Economics from Nigeria’s premier university, the University of Ibadan, Mr. Sodade also studied at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom where he obtained MSc. in Development Finance in 1990.

A retired Permanent Secretary from the Lagos State Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget, Sodade worked extensively in the Lagos State Civil Service for 32 years in areas of Economic Planning, Budget, Procurement, Monitoring and Evaluation and Administration.

A Life Member of the Nigerian Economic Society, He is also a member of both the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management and Chartered Institute of Purchase and Supply Management and a Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria. Once a facilitator at the Lagos State Treasury Training School, Mr. Sodade has organized and facilitated in many public finance courses, workshops and seminars.

Mr. Sodade, a Freelance Consultant, recently consulted for the European Union, Budget Office of the Federation and Lagos State House of Assembly.

He is currently a Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Economic Planning and Budget

At his leisure, he loves swimming, karate, table tennis and counseling.

MRS. ABIOLA ADETUTU LIADI, PERMANENT SECRETARY. A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN), and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Mrs. Abiola Adetutu Liadi had participated in numerous local and foreign professional and managerial courses, workshops and conferences which have sharpened her professional competence and enhanced her leadership skills.

She was born on 26th April, 1963 in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, and had her primary school education at Sanni Luba primary school (1969-1972), May Flower Primary School, Ikenne, Ogun State (1972-1974). Thereafter, she proceeded to Methodist Girls High School, Lagos (1974-1979) for her secondary school education. In 1985, she graduated with a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from Yaba College of Technology, Lagos and later obtained a Masters of Banking and Finance Degree in 2005 from Delta State University, Abraka.

Mrs. Abiola Adetutu Liadi joined the Lagos State Public in 1987 as Higher Executive Officer, Accounts GL.08 with the Lagos State Waste Disposal Board, Ijora. She rose through the ranks to the position of Financial Controller before she transferred her Service to the main stream in 1999 as Chief Accountant GL.14. She subsequently served in various capacities in several MDAs which include Head of Accounts, Lagos State Teaching Service Commission (Sept 1999 – Dec 1999), and served in the same capacity as Head of Accounts at the Ministry of the Environment and Physical Planning (June 2004 – July2006), Ministry of Education (August 2006 –February 2010), and the Lagos State Treasury Office (February 2010 – December 2010) as Deputy Director Treasury Operations. She was elevated to the post of Director Treasury Operations, Lagos State treasury Office (July 2012 – November 2013), and also worked as Director Accounts, Office of Works Ministry of Works and Infrastructure (December 2015 – January 2017).

Mrs. Abiola Adetutu Liadi reached the pinnacle of her career when she was appointed Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation in February 2017, and was later redeployed in June 2019 to the Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget.

During the course of her career, she distinguished herself with outstanding performances and achievements in the Service. She bagged the Achievers Excellence Award in 2009 from the Nigeria Association of Special Education Teachers, Lagos State Chapter in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the development of people with Special Needs. She was appointed member of the Governing Council of the Chapel of Christ the Light from 2006 – 2009 in recognition of her commitment. She also initiated and supervised the hosting of the 18th National Women Consultative Conference by Lagos State (first to be hosted by Lagos State) under the auspices of the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.

She superintended the establishment and smooth running of the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation Service Charter. She also initiated and coordinated the planning and execution of all the key programmes such as: Women Development, Skill Acquisition, Poverty Alleviation and Domestic Violence in the ministry.

She is tactful, thorough and a highly ethical Accountant. She is also blessed with innate administrative and leadership skills which has made her an inspiration to many who crave for professionalism and excellence. In the Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget, her current office, she coordinated the timely delivery of a properly planned State Budget for Y2020. She had introduced quality approaches to Budget implementation Strategies which had translated into efficient management of the State resources. Her professional skills have been deployed to promote accountability and transparency in the planning, execution, and monitoring of Budget process in the State.

Mrs. Abiola Liadi, who is a member of Ikoyi Club and Lagos Country Club, likes singing and travelling at her leisure. She is happily married with children.

MR. LEKAN BALOGUN, SENIOR SPECIAL ASSISTANT. Lekan Balogun, an indigene of Epetedo area of Lagos Island was born on the 5th of January 1987 into the families of Babatunde Balogun and Motolani (Nee Balogun).

‘LB’ as he’s fondly called had his primary school education at Corona School, Apapa (1992 – 1997) then proceeded to King’s College, Lagos and graduated in 2003. He attended Bowie State University, Maryland USA where he bagged a B.Sc. in Accounting in May 2010.

He satisfied his compulsory one-year National Youth Service scheme between March 2011 and February 2012 at the National Assembly, Abuja specifically working as the Legislative Aide to the Senate Minority Whip (Senator Ganiyu Solomon – Lagos West). In his additional two years working at the Senate, he took up the role of a liaison between the Office of the Senate Minority Whip and the Senate Committees on 1999 Constitution Review, Petroleum Upstream, Capital Markets, Navy and Inter-Parliamentary Affairs.

In August 2014, he returned to the United States following his admission into Mercer University, Atlanta. He obtained a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University’s Stetson School of Business & Economics in May 2016.

In April 2017, he joined the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) Plc as a Treasury Officer then later filled in as the acting head of the treasury unit in the Organization’s Finance Department. Working closely with the Federal Ministries of Power, Works and Housing; Finance and Budget Office, he coordinated the preparation NBET’s 2018 and 2019 budgets, and drove the execution of these budgets.

He is a huge advocate for Tourism as a mechanism for infrastructure & development and an alternate major source of Internally Generated Revenue. He has a flare for urban renewal and development.

He enjoys water and boating activities, Polo and Football. He’s a member of Apapa Boat Club and Lagos Jetski Club.

MISS. AYISAT OLABIMPE AGBAJE, SENIOR SPECIAL ASSISTANT. Ayisat was on the 8th of August 1993 in Lagos.

She attended UNILAG Staff primary school for a few years before moving to the United Kingdom. She had her secondary school education in Walworth Academy where she attained 8 GCSEs (2005-2009). She proceeded to Christ the King Sixth Form College where she attained 3 A-Levels (2009-2011). Ayisat holds an undergraduate degree in Law from the University of Westminster, London (2011-2014) and a master’s degree in International Relations and Democratic Politics (2016-2017). She also holds a professional graduate certificate from Harvard Extension School in Governance.

Ayisat has a range of experience in the development sector, from being an Outreach Associate for Inclusion at National Citizen Service, The Challenge, London to International Citizen Service, Restless Development, Peer Educator in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. She enjoys public service and being able to serve her community and humanity.

Ayisat is an alumnus of the Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship. As a Fellow, she undertook key leadership programs that enabled her to develop and nurture her leadership skills through workshops, seminars and work placements. She holds other certifications in Role of Policy in Engendering Good Governance from the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, Scholarly Writing from Transcontinental University, Micro and Macro Economics workshop from Kaduna Business School, amongst others.

Ayisat is a women’s and children’s right advocate and the founder of AA-INITIATIVE, which is a non-profit organisation that promotes social, and emotionally focused intervention that has potential for adaptation, social integration with Nigeria’s Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) population. She is motivated by the quote “If you think you are too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito”.

At her leisure, she volunteers with her NGO. She also enjoys reading, volunteering, writing and decorating.

DR. JOHN M O. EKUNDAYO, DIRECTOR, MONITORING AND EVALUATION. John M.O. Ekundayo was born on 30th January, 1961. He is an Engineer turned organizational management and leadership researcher and consultant. He is a native of Ido-Ekiti, Ekiti State and attended Oyemekun Grammar School, Akure where he passed out with a Grade One distinction in 1980.

In the same year, he was admitted to read Civil Engineering, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in 1985, at the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Nigeria and practiced civil and building engineering in Nigeria for about two decades. He thereafter enrolled and graduated with a master’s degree from Monash University Melbourne, Australia specializing in Organizational Leadership in 2009.

Wanting to satisfy his quest for further education, he proceeded to do his PhD (Management) by Research and graduated from one of the first private Universities in Malaysia, Universititun Abdul Rasak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in July, 2012. He is a Registered Engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) and also a Corporate Member of the Nigeria Society of Engineers (MNSE).

Ekundayo, began his career with the Lagos State Government as an Assistant Director, Admin, in 2012, and was immediately deployed to the Public Service Office (PSO).

In 2013, he was posted to the Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget (MEPB) and was later posted to the Ministry of works and Housing, in 2014.

He was redeployed back to MEPB, in the same year and he is currently the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, heading the Monitoring and Evaluation Department of the Ministry.

He loves singing, reading, writing and mentoring young minds in order to raise leaders with vision, value and virtues.

Ekundayo John is happily married and the union is blessed with children and grandchildren.

MR. BASHIRU TEMITAYO OSENI-OPE, DIRECTOR, LAGOS BUREAU OF STATISTICS. Bashiru Temitayo Oseni-Ope, is an indigenous Lagosian of Lagos Island – Epetedo-extraction. A typical ‘Lagos Islander’, Tayo as he is popularly known, attended the Jamma-At-Ullslamiya Primary School, Ebute Elefun (1973 – 1978), Eko Boys’ High School, Mushin, Lagos for his School Certificate O’ Levels which he obtained in June 1983, while his Higher School Certificate A’ Level obtained in June 1985 was at Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos.

His quest for knowledge thereafter took him to the University of Lagos, Akoka, where he graduated with Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Mathematics/Statistics in October 1990. This was fittingly capped with a Diploma in Management of the same University in October 1992.

Oseni-Ope joined the service of the Lagos State Government, on September 1, 1992 as Medical Statistical Officer II, GL08 with the then Lagos State Hospitals Management Board (LSHMB). He had worked before then as a part-Time Lecturer in Pure Mathematics, Statistics and related courses in the Department of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, of the Lagos State University, Ojo, from January to August 1992.

Since his appointment into the Public Service, Oseni-Ope who has steadily risen through the ranks, worked at various times in the Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget (August – October 1999), Lagos State Board of Internal Revenue (October 1999 – March 2005), Ministry of Finance (March 2005 – May 2008), Lagos Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget (May 2008 – March 2013) when he became the head of the Bureau.

Oseni-Ope, a thorough bred professional, Mathematician, Statistician and indigenous Historian all rolled into one, has attended several professional in-service training, courses and various workshops/seminars, in the course of his career. He has also been a member of ten (10) High-level State Committees on different aspects of governance in the State.

A Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, an Associate member of the Nigerian Chartered Institute of Management, Fellow, Nigerian Statistical Association, and a Professional Member of the Institute of Information Management – Africa. He is also a Member of many voluntary organizations, amongst which is, Ijoko Agba, Isale Eko, Eko Foundation and Eko Heritage Foundation. He is particularly interested among others, in Conflict and Resolution Studies, Demography, Philosophy and History of the Yoruba, African Traditional Religion, Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development.

Married with children, his hobbies include Travelling/Tourism, Reading, Table Tennis and Squash.

MR. IBRAHIM AMODU OBAJOMO, DIRECTOR, BUDGET. Ibrahim Amodu Obajomo, was born on the 1st of June 1964 to late Daramola Amodu Obajomo and Eunice Amodu Obajomo. He had his Primary education at St Kizito’s Catholic Primary School, Iju after which he proceeded to Ikeja High School GRA Ikeja and Anwar-ul-Islam College (formerly Ahmaddiya College), Agege for his Secondary School Education and Higher School Certificate (HSC) respectively. He studied Statistics at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, where he graduated with B.Sc. (Statistics).

Obajomo joined the Lagos State Civil Service as Planning Officer II, in 1996, but was redesignated Administrative Officer II in 1997, due to Civil Service reforms which abolished Planning cadre at that time. He worked with the Plans Programmes and Budget Bureau (PPBB) from 1996-2006, before it was renamed in 1999, as the Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget (MEPB). During this period, he won the Best Officer of the year in 2003.

He was posted to Health Service Commission (HSC) in 2006 where he served for four years (2006-2010), again he won the Best Administrative Officer Award for the year 2006 and also best individual Officer (HSC and Hospital Units combined) during the Lagos Health Sector Award in the year 2007. In 2010, he was deployed to the Office of Chief of Staff where he served from 2010 to 2014.

Obajomo was again deployed to the Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget in July 2014, and served as the Assistant Director (Monitoring & Evaluation Department) before he was made the Director of Budget in April 2015, as a result of his hard work, diligence and Commitment to duty. In 2016, he attended the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, Jos for the “Policy, Strategy and leadership Course (PSLC)”, where he received a letter of commendation from NIPSS Consult Management, Kuru, Jos and the office of Head of Service, Lagos State for outstanding performance, having scored 80% in the course. He received an Award of commendation as “ICON OF HOPE” by the National Association of Nigerian Students in year 2017 and also an “Excellent Leadership Award” by the Fight Against Corruption Group, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), in year 2018.

A team player, a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Finance and Control of Nigeria (FCIFCN), and member of the Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA), Ibrahim Amodu Obajomo, is a devout Christian and married with Godly Children.

MRS SIMISOLA OTUYALO, DIRECTOR, ECONOMIC PLANNING. Mrs Simisola Otuyalo (nee) Fashola was born on the 29th of August, 1962 in Bournemouth (United Kingdom) to the Fashola family of Isalegangan, Lagos Island.

Her Primary education started in St Mary’s Catholic School Breadfruit Lagos Island and ended at St Clare’s Convent School, Oshogbo. She proceeded for her Secondary education at Our Lady’s Girls High School, Ife and went further to obtain her A’ Levels at Queens College, Yaba.

She was awarded obtained a Bachelor of Science degree (Hons.) in Economics from the University of Maiduguri in 1984, after which she moved to the United Kingdom where she was certified a Stock Exchange and Investment professional in 1987. She later joined the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK) in 1990 and qualified as a Chartered Secretary in 1994. Mrs. Otuyalo started her working career with H.M Inspector of Taxes (UK) 1989-1994 when she returned to Nigeria.

In Nigeria, she worked with Credit Lyonnais Bank which later became Capital Bank International Nigeria Ltd where she worked in various sectors including Treasury – Head of Unit Institutional Investors, Head of Capital Market Unit in the Financial Services Department where she obtained her license to operate as a Stock Broker.

She joined the Lagos State Civil Service in July, 2006 as a Principal Planning Officer. She was Head Environmental and Regional Planning sector and later moved to Office of the Special Adviser on Budget and Economic Development. In 2008, she was appointed Summit Administrator a position she held till 2010. In her bid to further improve her expertise and career prospects, she enrolled with IP-Institute for Public-Private Partnerships, Washington (USA) and was certified as a Public-Private Partnership Professional in 2010. With the qualification at hand, she applied to the Lagos State Public Private Partnership Office as a Team Leader Risk Management and Compliance.

She later joined the main stream Civil Service in 2019 as an Assistant Director Planning and later rose to the rank of Deputy Director. She is the incumbent Director, Economic Planning.

Mrs. Otuyalo is married and blessed with Godly children.

MR PEKUN ABIODUN SOBODU, DIRECTOR, DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP DEPARTMENT. Pekun Abiodun Sobodu is a seasoned and experienced administrator with vast experience in public and private sectors, prior to his deployment to the Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget as Director, Development Partnership Department; he served in the Cabinet Affairs Department in the Office of the Secretary to the State Government. He also served as a Director, in the Office of Overseas Affairs and Investment (Lagos Global) and Director, projects in the Office of the Honorable Commissioner for Home Affairs and Culture. Sobodu also had a stint as Chief Administrative Officer, Project Inspection and Monitoring Directorate in the Office of the Chief of Staff. His Lagos State Civil Service career which started in 2001 had taken him to several Ministries including Office of the Deputy Governor as an Admin/Project Officer, Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, State Consulting Board (Deputy Secretary) and Ministry of Establishment and Training.

Pekun Sobodu worked in Mutual Assurance Limited as Head, Business Development and Corporate Affairs, and was formerly with the Nigerian High Commission in the United Kingdom as an administrative and diplomatic aide to the High Commissioner where he served under the tutelage of His Excellencies Ambassador Dove Edwin, Alhaji Abubakar Alhaji and Prof Ade Adefuye.

He was educated at Igbobi College, Yaba College of Technology, City of London Polytechnic (now Guildhall University), University of Lagos, Lagos State University and University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He holds a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy, certificate in Stock Exchange Investments, a postgraduate degree in Public Admin, a Masters Degree in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Public Relations. He attended a policy, strategy and leadership course at the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru (NIPSS), many seminars, workshops and lectures in different fields of human development. He was the Secretary and Research Assistant for the Lagos History Project which produced a history book titled “The Authentic History of Lagos State” (which was published and launched on the 27th May, 2015 by Babatunde Raji Fashola). Also, a member of the security committee for EKO 12 (National Sports Festival 2012) held in Lagos State.

He is a member of various Institutes and organizations such as the Chartered Institute of Management of Nigeria, Institute of Public Relations, Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria and the Chattered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria.

He loves sports, reading, travelling and meeting people.

MRS ADEOLA ATINUKE OLATOKUN, HEAD, ADMINISTRATION & HUMAN RESOURCES. Adeola Atinuke Olatokun was born on the 8th January, 1962. A native of Osun State, she studied Chemistry Education, at the University of Ife (Now Obafemi Awolowo University), in 1985 and had her Master’s Degree, in Public Administration, from Lagos State University (LASU) Ojo, in 2004.

She started her career with the Lagos State Civil Service, at the Teaching Service Commission in 1987 as Master Grade 11, Grade level 08 and rose to the post of Principal Education Officer, Grade Level 12, before moving to the main stream of Lagos State Civil Service in 1999.

She has worked at various Ministries such as Establishment & Trainings, Finance, Ministry of Works & Infrastructure, Environment, and currently she is the Director, Administration and Human Resources, Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget.

Olatokun is a fellow of the Association of Human Resources Practitioner of Nigeria, an Associate Member of both Chartered Institute of Personnel Management and Nigeria Institute of Training and Development.

Adeola Atinuke Olatokun is happily married with lovely Children.

MRS CHRISTIE ADERONKE OLADEINDE, HEAD, PROCUREMENT UNIT. Christie Aderonke Oladeinde was born on the 20th April, 1964. She got her first school leaving certificate from Otapete Methodist Primary School, Ilesa in 1977 and proceeded to Iwo Grammar School, Iwo from 1977- 1982. She obtained her National Certificate on Education (NCE) from Osun State College Education, Ilesa in 1987.

Her quest for further knowledge took her to Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba- Akoko, in 2005, where she bagged a B.ED Degree in Social Studies.

Oladeinde, started her career with the Lagos State Government on 1st, November, 1991, as a teacher and was posted to Oke-Ira Grammar School under Ikeja Local Education District (LED) now Education District VI. She taught Government and Civic Education at the Army Cantonment Senior Secondary School, Ikeja until 3rd May 2012, when she transferred her service to the main stream of the State Civil Service after obtaining a Graduate Diploma Certificate from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of Nigeria.

She re-designated her post from Chief Education Officer to Chief Procurement Officer on the 3rd of May, 2012. She has served as the Head of Procurement Unit at the Ministry of Education for 5 years before being posted to the Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget as Deputy Director of Procurement and Head of Procurement Unit till date.

A Member of the Teacher Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), and Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of Nigeria (CIPSMN), she is a season Procurement Officer and she has attended Many Trainings workshops and seminars on Procurement of Goods, Works and Services with Computer appreciation.

Christie Aderonke Oladeinde who loves cooking, travelling, music/ dancing and socializing is happily married with beautiful children.

MR SIKIRU OLUSESI AZEEZ (MNIPR), PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER. Sikiru Olusesi Azeez was born on the 22nd November 1968. He started his education career at Ansarud-deen Primary School Odo-Egiri, Epe between 1974 and 1980 he later proceeded to United Technical College, Odomola, (Odomola Secondary School, Odomola) Epe between 1980 and 1986 for his West African School Certificate. Between 1986 and 1988 he attended Awayewaserere College of Arabic and Islamic Studies Ososa-Ijebu-ode where he had Certificate in Arabic and Islamic Studies.

He was admitted to read Arabic at the Lagos State University Ojo in 1991 and completed his degree in 1997 and had his NYSC in Yobe State between 1997 and 1998. Between October 1998 and July 1999 he was at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism Ogba-Lagos where he bagged the Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism.

Olusesi was employed into the Lagos State civil service on 13th March 2000 as Information Officer II deployed to the information Production Department of the Ministry of information and Strategy. In August 2000 he was seconded to the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) till May 2007 when he was redeployed back to the Ministry of Information and Strategy and posted to the then Press and Public Relations Department.

He has about three unpublished works in his archive.

He is a professional member of the Nigeria Union of Journalists and Nigerian Institute of Public Relations.

His hobbies include reading, walking, listening to music and travelling.

ADENIKE AKINYEMI, HEAD OF AUDIT Adenike Akinyemi was born on 31st July, 1967 into the family of Engr. & Mrs. Gbadebo Ademoroti, Osun State. She started her primary school education at Lara Day Nursery & Primary school, Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja in 1978 and then proceeded to Girls Secondary Grammar school Bariga now Eva Adelaja secondary school. In 1983, she completed her secondary education. She further went to obtain Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accounting from Yaba College of technology in 1992 and served as a Youth Corper with Central Bank of Nigeria. She became a Certified National Accountant (CAN) in 2012 awarded by the Association of National Accountant of Nigeria (ANAN).

Her working career began with the Board of Internal Revenue (BIR) in 1997. As a result of the reform that took place in BIR, she was moved to the main Civil Service in 2008 as an Auditor, and was posted to Lagos State Urban Renewal Authority (LASURA) and later redeployed to Lagos State Physical Planning Permit authority in 2011. IN 2013, She was transferred to Ministry of Agriculture. Again, in 2019, she was posted to Ministry of Economic Planning & Budget where she is presently as Assistant Director (Audit). Adenike is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). She loves cooking and travelling, is happily married and blessed with lovely children.

MRS. ADEOLA EKUNDAYO GBADAMOSI, HEAD, INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT). Mrs Adeola Ekundayo Gbadamosi was born into the family of Hon (Chief) Adewunmi  and Chief (Mrs.) Olasimbo Lasisi on the 24th May, 1971 at Akoka, Yaba in Somolu LGA, hails from Imodi Ijebu, Odogbolu  LGA of Ogun State. Her educational career began at the Akoka Primary School, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos from 1976  till 1982, secondary education in Gbagada Girls’ Secondary School, Gbagada from 1982 till 1987. She later proceeded to Ogun State University Ago – Iwoye – now (Olabisi Onabanjo University) between September 1988 and November 1995 where she obtained B.Sc ( Hons. ) Computer Science.  In a quest to diversify and obtain additional qualifications, she trained as an Accountant and was inducted as an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. (ICAN) in December 2010  

She joined the service of the Lagos State Government on March 1st, 2000 as a Computer Services Officer GL 08 in the Computer Services department of the Ministry of finance, which later became the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).  She was posted to work with the Hon. Commissioner of Establishment and Training (Yeye Olukemi Nelson) as a Special Assistant on IT between January 2001 till July 2002, worked in the Ministry of Justice between July 2002 – July 2006 as the Resource Centre Personnel,  Resource Centre Personnel with the Office of Infrastructure between July 2006 – October 2009, Posted to Ministry of the Environment (October 2009 – January 2012) to Head ICT Unit, Ministry of Education 2012 – March 2017, Head, ICT Unit.  Office of Auditor General for Local Governments, Head ICT, on 11th November 2020 deployed to the Ministry of Economic Planning and budget to Head the ICT Unit till date.

Mrs Gbadamosi has attended several workshops, courses, and seminars on Information Technology and Systems Audit, also Certifications in Microsoft Advance Server, Microsoft Office Suites, Internet and Computing core Application, MCITP Enterprise Messaging Administrator Certification in Atlanta Georgia, USA in 2009, Information Systems Auditing, Advanced Diploma in Forensic Investigation and Criminal Intelligence (University of Lagos) 2019

Mrs. Gbadamosi is a Certified Information Technology Practitioner, an Associate Member of Computer Professionals of Nigeria (CPN), Member Computer Society of Nigeria (NCS), Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria. (ICAN) and a Member of the Inner Wheel Club of Oregun Metro.

Her hobbies are Travelling, Dancing and cooking.


MR ADEYEMI ADETAYO, DIRECTOR, FINANCE & ACCOUNTS. Mr. Adeyemi John Adetayo was born on the 25th of February, 1963. He attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria between 1986 and 1988, where he obtained he obtained B.Sc. (Hons.) in Accounting. Having worked with two Chartered Accountant Firms (1991 to 1993), he joined Lagos State Public Service and an Accountant at Lagos State Treasury Office (STO), Accountant General Office, to begin his Civil Service career from 1994 till October 2003, when he was the transferred to the Office of Works, Ministry of Works and Infrastructure between 2003 to 2006, after which he was posted to head Accounts Department, Office of Auditor General for Local Government between 2006 to 2010, where he rose to the position of Chief Accountant, before been redeployed to Lagos State AIDs Control Agency, Governor’s Office between 2010 and 2013, where he became Assistance Director.

Thereafter he was posted to Local Government Service Commission, January 2014 to January 2017, where he rose to the position of Deputy Director. He was redeployed to Ministry of Finance as Director of Accounts between January and March 2017, and again was posted to Ministry of Home Affairs, March 2017 to September 2017 as Director of Accounts. He was posted to Lagos State Public Works Corporation in between September 2017 to May 2020 where he rose to the position of Director (Finance and Account). He was posted in May 2020 to Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget as Director (Finance and Account) position he holds till date.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) and an Associate member of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).

He has over 25 years Public Service experience interfacing with members of the public at various Ministries, Departments and Agencies to achieve an efficient service delivery of Government Policies in respect of the provision, supervision and delivery of Accountancy services.

He is happily married with Children.

To be the primary agency of government that facilitates efficient and effective mobilization, planning, allocation and utilization of resources for socio-economic transformation of Lagos State.

Ensuring continuous and dynamic socio-economic policies through prudent and equitable resource management in Lagos State.