The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has confirmed the appointment of the Acting Head of the Lagos Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs Margaret Adeseye.

The confirmation was made in a letter signed the Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri- Okunola, on Friday as seen in the Twitter account of the Lagos State government.

Okunola stated that he was pleased to convey the approval of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, confirming the appointment as Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service with immediate effect.

According to Okunola, due cognisance had been taken of Adeseye’s record of impressive performance, which informed the confirmation of her appointment.

Okunola expressed his confidence in the new head of service.

“I, therefore, have no doubt that you will continue to bring your wealth of experience to bear on the mandate of Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service to justify the confidence reposed in you by Mr Governor,” he said.

While expressing her gratitude to Governor Sanwo-Olu for the kind gesture, Adeseye expressed her readiness to confront any form of fire threat to the lives and property of the citizenry.