Sanwo-Olu appoints Oke-Osanyintolu as LASEMA GM

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appointed Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu as the general manager of the State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA).

Lagos State Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, in a statement on Thursday, said the appointment was with immediate effect.

Mr Muri-Okunola said that Oke-Osanyintolu’s vast experience in emergency management services at the state and federal level would serve as an advantage to enhance the performance of the agency.

The new LASEMA boss has served at the Presidency as senior technical adviser on disaster risk management since 2017.

He was the general manager/chief executive officer of LASEMA between 2005 and 2016 with the responsibility of formulating state policies on disaster management and coordinating research activities relating to risks at the local level.

Osanyintolu, a medical doctor, also served as head of Lagos State Ambulance Services (LASAMBUS) from 2001 to 2005.

The statement said he successfully coordinated medical and first aid services for patients of disasters and emergency situations in the state.