Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Thursday approved the appointment of Pastor Kayode Ogundele as the new Head of Service (HoS) in the state.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde, in Akure, Akeredolu said the appointment was in recognition of Ogundele’s rich experience in Ondo’s public service.
According to him, Ogundele’s appointment followed the statutory retirement of the incumbent Head of Service, John Adeyemo, on August 2.
He said Ogundele’s appointment takes effect from August 3.
Akeredolu said, “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.”
Until his appointment, Ogundele was the Permanent Secretary, Cabinet and Special Services Department of the Governor’s office.
Ogundele joined the state public service as an administrative officer in 1994.
He holds a Masters Degree in Personnel Psychology and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria, the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, and a graduate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria.
Akeredolu congratulated the new Head of Service, charging him to sustain the robust relationship between government and labour leaders.