Hakeem Muri-Okunola, the 21st Head of the Lagos State Civil Service, has officially retired from service, effective Friday, September 29, 2023.
In a statement, he announced his voluntary retirement from the Lagos State Civil Service, expressing gratitude for the support he received during his tenure.
Administrator’s Decision Hakeem Muri-Okunola, in his statement, confirmed his voluntary retirement from what he described as the most vibrant public service in Nigeria, the Lagos State Civil Service.
Acknowledgment and Gratitude:
Appreciation to Stakeholders Muri-Okunola expressed his appreciation to various stakeholders for their support during his time in office.
He specifically thanked the Lagos State Governor, Deputy Governor, Speaker, State Assembly Members, and all other stakeholders for their unwavering support.
Support for Successor:
A Plea to Extend Support The outgoing Head of Service appealed to the same stakeholders to extend their support to his successor, Mr. Shuaheeb Olabode Agoro, who would assume the role of the 22nd Head of Service in Lagos State.
Embracing the Future Hakeem Muri-Okunola stated that he is resigning from his current position to embark on a new journey.
He expressed his faith in Almighty Allah and the prayers of well-wishers as he takes this new path in life.
Appointment as Principal Private Secretary It’s worth noting that Hakeem Muri-Okunola was recently appointed as President Bola Tinubu’s Principal Private Secretary.
This appointment marked a significant development in his career, prompting his resignation from the Head of Service position.
Informing the Governor:
Official Communication Muri-Okunola informed Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, about his voluntary retirement from the Lagos State Civil Service.
He specified that his civil service career would officially conclude on September 29, 2023.
The retirement of Hakeem Muri-Okunola, the 21st Head of the Lagos State Civil Service, marks the end of an era in his career.
As he embarks on a new journey, he expresses his gratitude for the support he has received and calls for continued support for his successor, Mr. Shuaheeb Olabode Agoro.
His recent appointment as President Bola Tinubu’s Principal Private Secretary signifies a new chapter in his professional life.