Newly appointed Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has dissolved all boards of parastatals and agencies of government with immediate effect.
According to Sahara Reporters, the development has affected over 75 heads of the parastatals and agencies, former Lagos governor Babatunde Fashola’s sister, Olayinka Fashola, who was the General Manager, Lagos State Residents Registration Agency (LASRRA).
However, the dissolution doesn’t affect the Civil Service Commission, Judicial Service Commission and the State Independent Electoral Commission, Sun reports.
Sources say the constitution of new boards will be effected in due course.
SR further reports that those affected include:
General Manager, Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA), whose head was Ola Oresanya; Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Femi Oke-Osanyintolu; Executive Chairman, Lagos State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board, Bolajoko Fashola and the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, (LASTMA) headed by Babatunde Edu.
Also sacked are the General Managers of Lagos State Electricity Board (LSEB), Damilola Ogunbiyi; Urban Furniture and Regulatory Unit (UFRU), Joe Igbokwe; Lagos Water Cooperation, Shayo Holloway; Lagos Internal Revenue Service, Tunde Fowler; Lagos State Building Control Agency, LABCA; Managing Director, LAGBUS Assets Management, Babatunde Disu and the General Manager, Lagos State Lotteries Board, Lanre Gbajabiamila.
Other head of agencies affected are the Lagos State Waterways Authority, Lagos State Building Investment Company Limited, Lagos State Ferry Services, Lagos State Records and Archives Bureau, Lagos State Printing Cooperation, Lagos State Television, Lagos State Traffic Radio, Eko FM, Radio Lagos, among others.