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Ekiti Governor Appoints Olomojobi As Head Of Service

Ekiti State Governor Biodun Oyebanji has approved the appointment of Dr Olufolake Olomojobi as the new Head of Service in the State Civil Service.

The appointment was disclosed in a statement issued by the governor’s Special Adviser on Media, Yinka Oyebode, on Thursday, June 13, 2024.

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Oyebode noted that Olomojobi’s appointment as the Head of Service takes effect from Tuesday, July 2, 2024.

Olomojobi, until her new appointment, is the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education. She takes over from Engr. Sunday Komolafe, who is billed to retire from the State Civil Service on July 1, upon attaining the mandatory 35 years in the service.

Oyebode quoted Governor Oyebanji as commending Komolafe for his service to the state, especially his demonstrated resourcefulness, professionalism, and administrative acumen which he said greatly helped in repositioning the State Civil Service for optimal service delivery.

Olomojobi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery from the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in Ile-Ife, Osun State (1994). She also holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Lagos (UNILAG) (2000); and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Ekiti State University (EKSU) in 2005.

Olomojobi started her career with the Ekiti State Civil Service as Assistant Director, Primary Health Care and Disease Control in May 2001. She served in different capacities in the state’s Ministry of Health before her elevation to the position of Permanent Secretary in 2013.

Prior to her new appointment as Head of Service, Olomojobi served as Permanent Secretary in several ministries, including the Ministry of Health (2013-2016); Hospital Management Board (2016-2018); Ministry of Health and Human Services (2018-2021); and Ministry of Education (2021 till date).

Born on September 20, 1971, Olomojobi, who hails from Otun Ekiti in Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti State, is a recipient of the National Productivity Centre’s Award of Excellence in Leadership and Productivity.

She is a member of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) and Pioneer President of Ekiti State Medical Women Association of Nigeria.

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