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Sanwo-Olu appoints DR. Folayinka Dania as as Acting Chief Resilience Officer


Dr. Folayinka Dania has been appointed as the Acting Chief Resilience Officer (Ag. CRO) of the Lagos State Resilience Office (LASRO) following the approval of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

The governor’s endorsement of Dr. Dania who was until her new appointment, the Deputy Chief Resilience Officer (DCRO) of the Agency was announced by the government on Monday.

Dr. Dania succeeds the erstwhile Chief Resilience Officer, Arc. Gbolahan Owodunni Oki who has been appointed as the General Manager, Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA).

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According to a letter signed by the Lagos State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri- Okunola, Dr. Dania’s record of impressive performance,  her wealth of experience would facilitate the achievement of the mandate of the Lagos State Resilience Office.

“In approving your appointment, due cognisance has been taken of your record of impressive performance. I, therefore, have no doubt that you will bring your wealth of experience to bear on the mandate of the Lagos State Resilience Office and that you could continue to justify the confidence reposed in you by Mr. Governor”, Muri-Okunola stated.

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Dr. Dania, an experienced medical professional, had also served in the Directorate of Disease Control, Lagos State Ministry of Health, where she worked meritoriously with the Programme Officer in the implementation of Malaria elimination programme of the Lagos State Government.

In June 2018, the Ag. CRO was nominated as the representative of the Ministry of Health at Lagos State Resilience Office, which was created as a partnership between the Lagos State Government and Rockefeller Foundation via its 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) programme.

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