By Emmanuel Adeleke
Osun State Governor, Sen Ademola Adeleke, has appointed Samuel Aina as the new Head of Service.
Aina’s appointment was contained in a statement issued in Osogbo by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Malam Olawale Rasheed, on Tuesday.
The new Head of Service attended University of Ibadan, where he obtained B.Sc.and M.Sc degrees in Geography.
He is succeeding Dr Festus Oyebade Olowogboyega, who was appointed Head of Service by the administration of Rauf Aregbesola and also served in the administration of Adegboyega Oyetola.
The new HoS was appointed Permanent Secretary in 2012, and was deployed to the Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning, and Budget, where he served until 2013.
Aina was later deployed to serve as the Permanent Secretary in the new Ministry of Finance, following the creation of the Office of Budget and Economic Development from the former Ministry in 2013.
He was later deployed as Permanent Secretary in charge of two critical agencies, Ministry of Human Resources and Capacity Building and the Public Service Office in the Office of the Head of Service, in 2016.
He has been coordinating the affairs of the two agencies since 2016 till date.
Adeleke also appointed Kazeem Akinleye as his Chief of Staff.
The governor said the appointments take immediate effect.