The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed former Head of Service, Mrs. Folashade Jaji, as Secretary to the State Government.
Jaji’s appointment came barely 24 hours after Governor Sanwo-Olu’s inauguration was Confirmed in a statement by the Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola to State House Correspondents.
Jaji was born March 3, 1957. She was before her last appointment the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Establishments, Training and Pensions. She started her career with the Lagos State Civil Service on October 27, 1980 at the state Judicial Service Commission before she was deployed to the state Governor’s Office, Department of Political Affairs where she served for two years, between 1980 and 1982.
In the later part of 1982, she got a transfer to the state civil service commission where she spent another 2 years before she returned to the Military Governor’s Office at the Department of Programs and Budget where she spent seven years, between 1985 and 1992.
On November 2008, she was appointed Permanent Secretary, Teachers’ Establishment and Pensions Office, a position she held for 4 years.
On March 1, 2011 she became the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Establishments, Training and Pensions. On February 17, 2015, she was appointed as Lagos State Head of Service to succeed Josephine Oluseyi Williams, who was the 17th Head of Service of the State Public Service.