The newly appointed commissioner for Home Affairs in
Lagos State, Pharm(Mrs) Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf has promised to ensure adequate welfare programmes for pilgrims in the state.
Akinbile-Yussuf who was the immediate past commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment said she would give her all to consolidate on the achievements recorded by the state in the areas of pilgrims’ welfare during Hajj operations.
•Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu presenting letter of appointment to
Commissioner for Home Affairs in Lagos State, Pharm (Mrs)
Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf during their swearing-in recently in Lagos.
She made the pledge during a reception thrown in her honour by members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Agbado/Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area of Alimosho federal constituency on Tuesday.
She noted that her new portfolio would not in any way change her desire to give the dividends of democracy to the people of Alimosho.
She thanked her husband, Alhaji Adegboyega Olubodun-Yussuf, party leaders and loyalists for their support and promised not to disappoint them.
She said: ‘’ Lagos State has achieved so much in terms of pilgrims welfare particularly during Hajj operations where it has been adjudged as the best state that cater very well to the wellbeing of pilgrims.
‘’To this end, we will not allow other states to overtake Lagos in this regard. We are going to be creative in our efforts to sustain our leading role in Hajj operations and even Christian pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
Earlier in his welcome address, chairman of APC in the LCDA, Alhaji Ganiyu Onatoye thanked Governor Babajide Sanwoolu and leaders of the party in Alimosho and the state for reappointing Akinbile-Yussuf as commissioner.