Tinubu Appoints Hakeem Muri-Okunola Principal Secretary

 Tinubu Appoints Hakeem Muri-Okunola Principal Secretary

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Hakeem Muri-Okunola as Principal Secretary in his office.

Muri-Okunola, until his latest appointment, served as the Head of Service in Lagos State.

Although his appointment was not made public, Reporters, however, gathered from reliable Presidency sources that the new appointee received his appointment letter on Friday and is expected to resume formally on Monday, a day after President Tinubu departed Abuja for New York, the United States to attend the 78th edition of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meeting.

Aged 51, Muri-Okunola, the first son of the respected late jurist, Justice Muritala Okunola, holds a first degree in law from Lagos State University (LASU) and a Master’s degree in International Business Law, Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London.

An experienced public administrator and technocrat, the new Personal Secretary to the President, was at various times Associate Solicitor, Adepetun, Caxton-Martins and Agbor, Company Secretary/Legal Adviser at Ibile Holdings Limited, Personal Assistant to Governor of Lagos State, Executive Secretary, Land Use and Allocation Committee and Permanent Secretary in Lagos State Public Service.

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