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Mrs. Adesoye Folasade Sidikatu
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- Public Policy, Poverty
Alleviation and Women Affairs
Mrs. Adesoye, Folasade Sidikatu (FCA), is
The 20th Head Of Government Service Of Lagos State, Nigeria. She is also
the former Permanent Secretary of the Civil Service Pensions
Office, Local Government Establishments, Training and Pensions Office,
Ministries of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation and Energy and
Mineral Resources respectively.
She holds Masters in Public Administration from University of Lagos,
Nigeria. She is also an alumnus of the Harvard University Kennedy School
of Government, USA and Ogun State University, Nigeria.
Folasade is an accomplished fellow of the Institute of Chartered
Accountant of Nigeria and quintessential Administrator with special
interest in Research, Business Development and Investment Appraisal .
She was born on 28th December, 1959 at Ebutte-Metta, Lagos.
Young Folasade attended Abeokuta Girls Grammar School for her Secondary
Education which she successfully completed in 1975 with a grade 1
overall score in WASC. She was at the Federal school of Arts and
Science, Victoria Island Lagos and subsequently The Polytechnic Ibadan
between 1975-1976 and 1976-1978 respectively.
In pursuit of
knowledge and career succes, Mrs Adesoye joined the PEAT MARWICK, ANI,
OGUNDE & CO now known as Akintola Williams Delliots - a Chartered
Accounting and Auditing firm between1978-1982. While at
PEATMARWICK, she was responsible for auditing public and private
companies, preparation of draft accounts and computation of tax
liabilities amongst other duties during her short but memorable
Armed with private sector experience, she joined the
Lagos State Civil Service in December 1983 with the Small Scale
Industries Credit Scheme under the then Ministry of Commerce and
Industries as a Senior Accountant and later transferred her service to
the Local Government Service Commission where she spent most of her
Public Service career moving from one Local Government Council to
another between 1988-2003 as a Council Treasurer.
In recognition of her sterling performance and contributions to the
development of the State, she was elevated as a Permanent Secretary in
December 2010 and deployed to the Civil Service Pensions Office, Local
Government Establishments, Training and Pensions Office, Ministries of
Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation and Energy and Mineral Resources
Mrs. Adesoye, a fellow of the Institute of
Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (1996) is also a member of Nigerian
Institute of Management and Nigerian Institute of Training and
Development (NITAD) amongst numerous local and international bodies. She
has served as the past president of Lagos State Association of Local
Government Accountants and Treasurers, Treasurer of the Redeemed
Christian Church of God (All Saints Chapel, Lagos).
In 2017 she published a paper tilted
Policy Innovation: Challenges and Opportunity discussing
government best practices and detailing her vision for a better
government policy making framework.
She is happily married and blessed with children and grand
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