On Thursday, Ondo Governor of the state, Rotimi Akeredolu, approved the appointment of pastor Kayode Ogundele as the new Chief of Service (HoS) in the state.
In a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary Richard Olatunde, in Akure, Akeredolu said the appointment was in recognition of Olatundele’s vast experience in the public service.
According to him, the appointment of Ogundele was in response to the retirement of the statutory status of the current Chief of Service John Adeyemo, on August 2.
The appointment will take effect on the 3rd of August.
Akeredolu explained, “The appointment is in recognition of Ogundele’s rich experience in the State Public Service and his track records of years of dedication and efficiency.”
Before his appointment, Ogundele served as the Permanent Secretary of the Cabinet and Special Services Department of the Governor’s Office.
Ogundele joined the public state service as an administrator in 1994.
He has a Masters’s degree in Personnel Psychology. He is is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria as well as which is the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and an alumnus of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria.
Akeredolu has congratulated the new head of Service and urged him to ensure the continued strong relations between labor and government officials.