The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the appointment of Mrs. Ayisat Agbaje-Okunade as the Executive Secretary of the Lateef Jakande Leadership Academy (LJLA).
Her appointment, which takes immediate effect from August 29, was conveyed to her via a letter signed on behalf of the Governor by the Permanent Secretary, Public Service Office (PSO), Mrs. Sunkanmi Oyegbola.
The Governor, in the letter, urged 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.
Agbaje-Okunade was the immediate past Senior Special Assistant for Development Partnerships and Economic Planning to the Governor Sanwo-Olu.
She obtained 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.
Also, 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.
The Lateef Jakande Leadership Academy is a one-year Fellowship programme initiated by Governor Sanwo-Olu to offer life changing, non-partisan and meritocratic opportunities to young Nigerians who desire to impact their generation. It aims to develop future leaders by equipping them with the requisite skills to positively influence the public service and instil in them the ethics and values of purposeful leadership through direct mentoring and on-the-job training.