Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has appointed John Adeniran Adeyemo as the new Head of Service.
In a statement issued on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary, Olabode Richard Olatunde, the governor said Adeyemo was appointed in recognition of his track record of years of dedication, trustworthiness, reliability, and efficiency.
Akeredolu charged the new appointee to sustain the current relationship among the state workforce, Labour leaders, and the government while pursuing excellence in the State public service.
The statement noted that Adeyemo will be sworn-in on Friday, March 12 at the International Centre For Culture and Event (The Dome), Akure, the state capital.
The statement reads: “Governor Akeredolu’s approval of the appointment is in line with the provisions of Section 208, Sub-section 3 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (As Amended).
“Prior to his appointment as Head of Service, John Adeyemo,mni, was the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Orientation. Adeyemo joined the state public service in 1990 as an Administrative Officer II.
“Mr. Adeyemo was for many years the Chairman of the Administrative Officers Forum ( ADOFOM) where he provided leadership and mentorship for officers in the elite corps administrative officers cadre.
“An astute and experienced administrator, John Adeyemo has traversed almost all the MDAs in the course of his career in the state public service and rose through the ranks to the position of Permanent Secretary before his appointment.
“He is a member of many Professional Organisation including National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Nigerian Institute of Management (nim), Chartered Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria (CIPAN), among others”.