By Oyinade Ojoye
The Executive Chairman, Ijebu Ode Local Government, Alhaji Babatunde Emilola-Gazal has congratulated the Immediate Past Head of Local Government Administration of Ijebu Ode Local Government, Dr. Adeolu Oluseun OLUFOWOBI, on his appointment as the Permanent Secretary of the Ogun State Local Government Service Commission, by the Governor of Ogun State, His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun.
Alhaji Emilola-Gazal, in a statement, signed by the council’s Director of Information, Education and Sports, Tope Oyekan, described his appointment as a well-deserved one, considering his vast experience and positive track record in local government administration and medical profession.
“I gladly rejoice with you on this well-deserved appointment, which is no doubt, a confirmation of your vast experience and positive track record in local government administration, and the medical profession, which are evident in all your previous position of responsibilities.
I have no doubt in my mind, of your competence and ability, to successfully and responsibly deliver on this your new assignment, which is a call to higher responsibilities,” said the Chairman.
The Chairman, on behalf of the government and the good people of Ijebu Ode Local Government, then appreciated the Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, for his kind consideration and approval of Dr. Olufowobi and for finding him worthy of the appointment.
An Astute Administrator and a Seasoned Medical Practitioner, highly cerebral and a man of uncommon finesse, Dr. Adeolu Olufowobi was born into the Olufowobi Family of Aiyegbami Quarters, Ijebu Ode.
Selfless, humble, charismatic, and unassuming; Olufowobi is the Medical Officer of Health, and Primary Health Care Coordinator, Ijebu Ode Local Government, and former Head of Local Government Administration, of same, and was the Director, Manpower Development and Training, Local Government Service Commission, Ogun State, before his appointment as Permanent Secretary.
His good leadership attributes, greatly helped in his day-to-day management of both human and material resources, while he held sway at the local government.