Shake-up: Ambode sacks three Commissioners


Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday effected a reshuffle of his cabinet, with the dropping of the Commissioners for Tourism- Mr Folorunsho Folarin-Coker; Finance, Dr. Mustapha Akinkunmi and Transportation, Dr. Ekundayo Mobereola.

This development comes exactly one year after the Governor constituted his Executive Council, precisely on October 19, 2015.

In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello, the Governor also directed the Special Adviser, Arts and Culture to take over as the Acting Commissioner for Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Special Adviser on Transportation will take over as Acting Commissioner for Transportation while the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance takes over as the Acting Commissioner for Finance pending the appointment of new Commissioners in the respective ministries.

The Statement adds that the governor expresses his appreciation to the former commissioners for their service to the state and wished them well in their future endeavours.


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