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MR. SEGUN ADENIJI-PERMANENT SECRETARY

Mr. Adeniji Segun Olufemi was born on 6th January 1961 in Funtua, Katsina State to the family of late Mr and Mrs Michael and Comfort Adeniji of Igbore, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

His educational history began in 1967 at Bisije Primary School, Funtua, Katsina State. In 1973, he proceeded to Government Secondary School, Funtua before attending Federal School of Arts and science of Arts and Science for the Higher School Certificate (HSC) IN 1979. He thereafter proceeded to the prestigious University of Lagos from where   he earned a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in History in 1984. In 1995, he obtained a Master of PUBLIC Administration from the Lagos State University, Ojo and in 2013, a Commonwealth Diploma in Youth Development from the University of Abuja.

Mr. Adeniji started his Public Service career as an Assistant Secretary II, GL.08 in the then Lagos Refuse Disposal Board on 18th November 1985 and rose to the post of Assistant Chief Administrative Officer seeking transfer of Service into the mainstream of the Civil Service in year 2000.

He diligently served in the Office of the Special Adviser on Education from 2001-2005, Secretary Lagos State Sports Council ( 2005), Management Services and Reforms Office ( now OTCI) 2005-2007, Director Youth Development, Ministry of Youth and Social Development (2007-2011), Ministry of Rural Development ( 2011- 2013), Director of Administration & Human Resource, Ministry of Physical Planning & Urban Development ( 2013- 2015) and General Manager, Lagos Waste Management Authority (2016- 2018) being his last duty post before his present appointment,  He was appointed as Permanent Secretary, Health Service Commission by His Excellency, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on the 27th December, 2018.

Mr. Adeniji, who has successfully completed various special assignments for the State, He is happily married with Children.