Dr. Akinwumi Ambode with immediate effect has appointed Mr. Idowu Ajanaku as the Special Adviser on Information and Strategy. Mr. Ajanaku who was a multiple award-winning journalist and political strategist until his elevation was the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Strategy is expected to use his wealth of experience to promote Ambode’s administration having worked with the Vanguard and the Guardian Newspapers for over one and half decades.
Ajanaku holds a Bachelor’s degree in History and International Studies from the Lagos State University (LASU) and a Masters degree in History and Strategic Studies from University of Lagos (UNILAG). He is also a fellow of Martin Luther King Center for Leadership.
In a letter signed by the Head of Service, Mrs. Folasade Sidikatu Adesoye, the appointment is in line with Governor Ambode’s vision to strengthen the information machinery in the State with the aim of making it more people-oriented and effective, right to the grass-root.