The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has confirmed the appointment of Ms. Abisola Olusanya as the new Commissioner for Agriculture.
Abisola Olusanya’s appointment was confirmed in a circular issued by the state’s Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola .
Olusanya was first appointed as the Special Adviser on Agriculture into the State Executive Council on the 20th of August, 2019.
She was later was appointed as the Acting Commissioner for Agriculture on the 8th of June 2020, upon the resignation and subsequent coronation of the erstwhile Commissioner for Agriculture, HRM Oba Omogbolahan Abdulwasiu Lawal, Abisogun II as the 15th Oniru of Iru Kingdom.
Ms. Olusanya is said to be tenacious and a result-oriented professional with 10 years of experience in leadership roles spanning sales, marketing and supply chain management with a speciality in executing strategies towards food security, SME inclusion, growth and profitability.
She is noted a leader with a participatory management style and proficiency in establishing and managing an entire operation with a key focus on sustainable organisational culture in line with global management practices.