The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the appointment of Mrs. Adenike Oyetunde-Lawal as the new General Manager of the Lagos State Office for Disability Affairs (LASODA) with effect from 19th December 2023.
A statement signed by the Head of Service, Mr. Bode Agoro said the appointment is in recognition of Mrs. Oyetunde-Lawal’s impressive track record as a reputable lawyer, highly qualified alternate dispute resolution, human resource personnel, and an emotional intelligence coach.
According to him, “The State Government expects the new General Manager to demonstrate a high level of dedication, diligence, and selflessness in the discharge of her duties to justify the confidence and trust reposed in her by Mr. Governor”.
Before her appointment, Adenike Oyetunde-Lawal was the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Persons With Disabilities (Disability and Inclusion).
Her passion-driven conversations around the plight of disability in Nigeria led her to establish the Amputees United Initiative, a social group specifically for amputees. She also uses advocacy to push for and encourage the inclusion of persons with disability in Nigeria.