Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State, Southwest Nigeria, has appointed Samuel Aina as the new Head of Service.
Gatekeepers News reports that the spokesperson to the governor, Olawale Rasheed, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.
Rasheed stated that Aina attended the University of Ibadan, between 1984 and 1987, where he obtained B.Sc. Hon (2nd Class Upper Division) in Geography.
Between 1988 and 1990, Aina returned to the same university to obtain M.Sc also in Geography.
The statement read further, “He was by divine providence, dint of hard work, determination and without any external force, appointed a permanent secretary in Osun State in 2012, through a rigorous selection process and was deployed to the Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning & Budget where he served till 2013.
“He was later deployed to serve as the permanent secretary of the new Ministry of Finance following the creation of the office of Budget and Economic Development from the former ministry in 2013. He served in the Ministry of Finance till 2016.
“Arising from his tested capacity and ability, he was 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, Osun State in 2016. He has been coordinating the affairs of the two Agencies since 2016 to date without blemish.”
The statement noted that the new HoS has served in several capacities at the national and international levels.