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Ambode Dissolves All Boards of Agencies & Parastatals | Fashola’s Sister, Others Sacked

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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.

18 Comments

  1. Anon

    June 16, 2015 at 10:03 am

    BAT has a new set of people he wants to empower….

  2. bruno FIERCE

    June 16, 2015 at 10:05 am

    yes yes yes

    out with the old, in with the new.

  3. TEEE

    June 16, 2015 at 10:11 am

    na PMB remain

  4. Bola

    June 16, 2015 at 10:19 am

    Why would Fashola create an agency then make his sister the General Manager! Where is that done, anyways this is a normal thing, Fashola also fired Tinubu’s people and put those loyal to him, every Governor must work with those he trusts and believes will help him achieve his vision. The important thing is let him and his people do a good job

  5. Annie Mbz

    June 16, 2015 at 10:20 am

    b4 nko! it is turn by turn abeg, dia time don pass. even Buhari sister dey dia she shld be sack if her tenure is over…

  6. me

    June 16, 2015 at 11:10 am

    Joe Igbokwe… nice man. I told you to contest for your state Governorship or something….. I feel he knows what he is doing, but you can never be too sure with these civil workers.

    • Anike

      June 16, 2015 at 4:58 pm

      Money dey civil service like kilode. Civil service salary, Living like Dangote. Fashola na hype. Furniture Agency?

  7. layo

    June 16, 2015 at 11:30 am

    Wow,Alhamdulilai

  8. Fashionista

    June 16, 2015 at 11:35 am

    About time Tunde Fowler left!

  9. D

    June 16, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    My question is what are the responsibilities of the office of urban furniture? I really want to know for educational purposes.

    • Sunshine

      June 16, 2015 at 3:19 pm

      Its called chop i chop agency.

  10. Olaitan

    June 16, 2015 at 1:33 pm

    Same question biko, some of these agencies are just there without being recognized by the citizens of the state. We aint benefiting anything from these parastatals or maybe not for the grassroots sha. #eyesrolling

  11. Polypoly

    June 16, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    Choi…alot of those rich kids of Lekki will not be flossing on IG this summer ???

  12. Oloye

    June 16, 2015 at 2:47 pm

    So BRF had 2 of his sisters in his government????!!!!! In fact he created the parastatals for cos of them – they were the pioneer GMs of the respective Prs! There’s God ooo

    In orders news, I paid LASTMA 40k last week cos I parked at ‘wrong’ place…..God will judge..:(

    • Kemi

      June 17, 2015 at 5:23 am

      Paid almost 40k too for parking on the wrong side of the road.. They are on a mission!! Couldn’t even pay until 3 days later cuz their network was down smh

  13. FasholasLover

    June 16, 2015 at 4:54 pm

    And what is the hollabaloo about sacking Fashola’s sista? BN, enof of this sensationalism. She was appointed while someone was booted out. Her tenure Finnish norni. It is this type of mentality that allows for mediocrity. Keeping people beyond their sell by date. I can’t deal.

  14. Aderonke says #Bring BackOurGirls#

    June 16, 2015 at 8:30 pm

    Wish he left the Lawma guy. That is the only agency that works round the clock, Lagos would be worse without them!

  15. topsee

    June 17, 2015 at 4:21 pm

    Good News

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