Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Fashola Picks Gbeleyi As New Finance Commissioner

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has nominated the Director-General of the State’s Office of Public – Private Partnerships (PPP), Mr. Ayodeji Gbeleyi as the new commissioner for finance.
If the nomination is approved by the House of Assembly, Gbeleyi will succeed Mr. Tokunbo Abiru who recently resigned from the State’s Cabinet.
Mr. Gbeleyi at the moment is Fashola’s Special Adviser on PPP, the agency driving the government collaboration with the private sector to tackle the state’s infrastructure challenge.
Gbeleyi is a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA).
He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School, the London Business School, Lagos Business School and an MBA holder from the International Graduate School of Management, University of Navarra, Barcelona, Spain.