LAGOS, Nigeria – Following his swearing-in by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso promptly resumed his official duties. He urged his staff to actively promote the commendable initiatives of the Lagos State Government across various media channels.
Addressing the management team in a brief ceremony to mark his return for a second term, Omotoso expressed gratitude for the support he received over the past four years.
“After observing the efforts of the staff from an external perspective post-cabinet dissolution, I can confidently say that the Ministry’s team has effectively communicated the Sanwo-Olu administration’s programs through all official Lagos State Government platforms,” affirmed the Commissioner.
Encouraging staff to maintain their dedication, Omotoso stressed that there is still much to do to ensure that Lagos’s accomplishments resonate with every corner of the community.
“We must consistently inform Lagosians about the advantages of the upcoming Blue Line and Red Line projects. The talk of the town is the groundbreaking Blue Rail, a first of its kind in Africa,” he noted.
He highlighted recent government projects in the education and health sectors, emphasizing the need to consistently update the public on the progress of ongoing initiatives.
Omotoso challenged his team to generate inventive ideas that could enhance the Ministry’s performance, assuring them that exceptional contributions would be recognized and rewarded.
In his remarks, Permanent Secretary Olumide Sogunle pledged the full support of the staff in advancing the Ministry’s objectives.
“If we succeed, we all share in the credit as a team, and if we face challenges, we all bear the responsibility. Hence, we have no choice but to collaborate to achieve the targets set for exceptional performance,” he affirmed.
The Commissioner and his wife, Mrs. Funmi Omotoso, were warmly received by the Ministry’s management, staff, and close associates at the brief ceremony.