President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has reportedly appointed Lagos Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, as his principal secretary.
The appointment of Muri-Okunola which is yet to be made official came alongside 15 other appointees, including Tanko Yakasai, Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, and Moremi Ojudu.
Muri-Okunola is a 51-year-old lawyer, who joined the Lagos Civil Service in 2001 as personal assistant to then-Governor Tinubu.
He later served as the Executive Secretary of the Land Use and Allocation Committee in 2005.
Six years later, he was promoted to permanent secretary and was appointed the head of service in December 2018.
Moremi Ojudu, the first daughter of Babafemi Ojudu, the former special political adviser to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, was appointed as a special assistant to the President on community engagement in the southwest zone.
Tanko Yakasai, Chioma Nweze, Abiodun Essiet, and Abdulhamid Yahaya Abba were similarly appointed to serve the other five geographical zones.
Yakasai is for North West, Essiet North Central, Nweze South East, Yahaya Abba North East.
The appointment batch also showed that former deputy governor of Lagos, Adejoke Orelope Adefulire, has been reappointed as SSAP Sustainable Development Goals.