A day after Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu constituted the State Executive Council, members of the cabinet alongside Permanent Secretaries are being hosted to a capacity building retreat to prepare them for the tasks ahead.
The four-day retreat holding in Lagos was organised for Commissioners, Special Advisers and Permanent Secretaries to enable them key into the policy thrust of building a greater Lagos in line with the six Pillars of Development (T.H.E.M.E.S) of the Sanwo-Olu administration.
One of the major reasons for organizing the 4-day Capacity Building programme amongst others, is to foster and build team work and unity of purpose among administrators that will be taking decisions in the ministries, departments and agencies of government.
The retreat, according to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Gboyega Akosile, was organized with the aim of equipping some of the cabinet members without public service background, with the rules and knowledge of public office.
Some of the facilitators engaged to interface with participants include former Executive Secretary of Lagos State Security Trust Fund, Mr. Fola Arthur-Worrey, founder of FATE Foundation, Mr. Fola Adeola, and former Lagos Commissioner for Finance Mr. Wale Edun, among others.
The retreat is expected to end on Saturday, when His Excellency, Governor Sanwo-Olu would deliver the closing remarks and a communique issued.