Sanwo-Olu appoints former SSA Ayisat Agbaje-Okunade head of Lateef Jakande Leadership Academy

Ayisat Agbaje-Okunade

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has named Ayisat Agbaje-Okunade as the executive secretary of the Lateef Jakande Leadership Academy (LJLA).

Mrs Agbaje-Okunade was the immediate past senior special assistant for development partnerships and economic planning to Mr Sanwo-Olu.

Her appointment, which takes immediate effect from Tuesday, was conveyed to her via a letter of appointment signed on behalf of the head of service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola by the permanent secretary, public service office (PSO), Sunkanmi Oyegbola.

The governor, in the letter, charged Agbaje-Okunade to demonstrate a high level of dedication, diligence and selflessness in the discharge of her duties to justify the confidence and trust reposed in her.


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Agbaje-Okunade earned a bachelor of laws (LLB) degree from the University of Westminster, a postgraduate degree in international relations and democratic politics, and professional certificate in government from Harvard Extension School.

She has other professional certifications in scholarly research from Transcontinental University, circular economy and sustainability strategies from the University of Cambridge, and policy and strategic studies from NIPPS, among other prestigious institutions.