Ogun: Gov Abiodun appoints SSG, Chief of Staff

The Ogun state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has approved the appointment of Mr. Olatokunbo Joseph Talabi as the Secretary to the State Government.

The Governor also approved the appointment of Alhaji Shuaib Afolabi Salisu as the governor’s Chief of Staff.

This was contained in a statement  signed by Kunle Somorin, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor.

Mr. Talabi has a rich private sector background as a business development professional, banker and entrepreneur.

Mr. Olatokunbo Joseph Talabi

He was until his appointment the Chief Executive Officer of Superflux International Limited, a market leader in security printing.

The 57-year-old holds a 1987 Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Lagos. He also trained at the Citibank School of Banking, Long Island, New York.

A pioneer staff of a bank where he worked in several executive positions, Mr Talabi also worked at The Nigerian Economist gaining insight on product performance, sales, marketing and financial management.

“He’s an affiliate of several professional associations, among which are National Association of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (NASME), Chartered Institute of Professional Printers of Nigeria (CIPPON) and the Entrepreneurship Development Centre of the Lagos Business School.

“He is married and blessed with three children.”

Alhaji Shuaib Afolabi Salisu

The statement added that Alhaji Salisu, the new Chief of Staff, is an award-winning information and communications expert and accomplished administrator.