The new General Manager of Lagos State Office for Disability Affairs (LASODA), Mr. Oluwadamilare Jamiu Ogundairo, formally resumed office today following his recent appointment by the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu.
The Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Orientation, Mr. Akintunde Oguntoye, speaking on behalf of the Management and Staff of the Agency, congratulated the new Head for his appointment, urging him to see himself as the General Manager of all the clusters and not that of the Physically Challenged groups only.
Introducing the new General Manager, LASODA Board Secretary and Director, Human Resources and Administration, Mr. Samuel Okedara, gave an assurance that the Management and Staff of LASODA will give maximum support in order to realise his objectives for the Agency.
The Director advised Mr. Ogundairo to be focused and be a leader of all, imploring him to shun divide and rule in order to enjoy a successful tenure.
Responding, the new General Manager thanked the staff for the warm reception and promised to work with the leadership of the Agency so that he can tap from their wealth of experience in carrying out his task of moving the Agency to a higher level.
He maintained that he would make use of every piece of advice, noting that his doors are wide open to all and sundry, especially those with constructive criticisms that would enhance the status of the Agency.
Mr. Ogundairo, who is a graduate of the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, possesses a Bachelor of Arts in English (Education) and also holds a National Diploma in Administration from the Lagos State Polytechnic.
The new General Manager is also Chairman of the National Association of People Living With Disability, Lagos Chapter.