A new Director, Mr. Asimiyu Amoo Oyadipe has been appointed as Head of the Lagos State Library Board following the retirement of Mr. Tajudeen Ajani Lawal, the former Director/CEO.
An astute and hardworking officer, Mr. Oyadipe, who until his appointment was the most Senior Librarian at the Board, joined the service of Lagos State Government on 6th March 1995 as Librarian II and has been involved in standardising library services in Lagos State.
Oyadipe holds a Bachelors of Education in Political Science and Religious Studies as well as Masters Degree in Library Studies (MLS) from the University of Ibadan in 1991 and 1995 respectively.
He has worked diligently with the Board for 23 years, serving at various branches and bringing his experience to bear in creating innovative ideas that have impacted positively on the organisation’s activities.
The new appointee is a registered Librarian with the Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN) and the Nigerian Library Association.
The appointment took effect from Monday, 11th June 2018.