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Fashola Chairs Valedictory State Security Council Meeting With Ambode , Says Incoming Gov is Ready …Continued security of the State is important to us-Ambode




Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN on Tuesday chaired the State Security Council meeting which also had the Governor-Elect, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode in attendance, stating that the incoming Governor is ready to hit the ground running.

The Governor who addressed State House Correspondents at the Lagos House, Marina after the meeting said it was about sharing security information and strategies with the incoming Governor.

He stressed that the meeting also provided an avenue for the new Governor to familiarize himself with the men he is going to be working with, saying: “I think he is ready to go and I am ready to leave”.

Also addressing the newsmen, the Governor-Elect, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode said he is ready to go and to also keep Lagos safer.

He added that the security of the state is very important to the incoming administration and that the transition process has been very smooth just adding that all the security agencies have been well represented at the meeting.

Those who joined the Governor and the Governor-Elect at the interview session included the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr. Lanre Babalola, Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Ade Ipaye, Executive Secretary, Lagos State Security Trust Fund, Mr. Fola Arthur-Worrey, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Operations, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, Commander, 9 Mechanised Brigade, Brigadier General Ahmed Sabo, Commander Airforce Base Ikeja, Air Commodore Lere Osanyintolu, Commander NNS Beecroft Olokun Apapa, Navy Commodore Daniel Ikoli, Director , State Security Services, Mr Ben Achu Olayi and Special Adviser to the Governor on Security, Major Tunde Pan

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