Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has dismissed Shulamite Olufunke Adebolu as the state Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture.
Adebolu’s name was noticed missing in a minor Cabinet reorganised, announced by the governor on Thursday, while the lagos Commissioner for Home Affairs, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, was named as Adebolu’s replacement in the tourism ministry.
Mr. Gboyega Akosile,the Press Secretary to the Governor, said eight cabinet portfolios affected by the redeployment includes Special Duties, Wealth Creation and Employment, Tourism, Arts and Culture, Home Affairs Ministries of Local Government, as well as Waterfront Infrastructure.
According to Mr. Gboyega, Governor Sanwo-Olu has moved three commissioners around, while two Special Advisers have been assigned new roles as commissioners.
Affected commissioners and their new portfolios are Commissioner for Special Duties, Dr. Wale Ahmed, who has now been moved to Local Government and Community Affairs; Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, formerly Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs has been moved to the Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf has been moved from the Ministry of Home Affairs to the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture as Commissioner.Two former Special Advisers, Prince Anofiu Elegushi and Architect Kabiru Ahmed are now assigned to the Ministries of Home Affairs and Waterfront Infrastructure as Honourable Commissioners respectively.
The Governor also anounced portfolios of the new cabinet members
Mr. Tayo Bamgbose-Martins, Commissioner-designate (Special Duties), Mr. Ayuba Ganiu Adele, Special Adviser-designate (Urban Development). Mr. Oyerinde Olugbenga Olanrewaju, Special Adviser-designate (Central Business District)