Lagos Govt hammers on adherence to corporate governance in parastatals

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Government, through the Parastatals Monitoring Office, PMO, has organised a Workshop tagged “Corporate Governance: Series II” for Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of Government Parastatals in the State to reiterate the continuous adherence to the journey for a better and more prosperous Lagos.

The Special Adviser, Parastatals Monitoring Office, Mr. Afolabi Ayantayo, while declaring the workshop open on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, explained that the workshop is to further enlighten the CEOs on the T.H.E.M.E.S agenda.

“The T.H.E.M.E.S agenda is an elaborate plan of action based on extensive accurate data gathering, empirical studies and research, including projections based on collected data for realistic postulations on derivables expected from all sectors of government, all aimed at uplifting the living standards of Lagosians in a manner that is of both sustainable and enduring for generations to come”, he said.

In order to achieve this, Ayantayo advised all CEOs of State government parastatals to ensure prompt, proper and excellent service delivery on various mandates in fulfilment of the Greater Lagos Agenda.

The Special Adviser recalled that the first series of the workshop tagged “Digging Deep into the T.H.E.M.E.S Agenda”, was focused on the sectoral spread of the T.H.E.M.E.S agenda by exploring pillar by pillar, the functionality of each pillar of the agenda that governed with the ideals, tenets and principles of corporate establishments aimed toward enhanced efficiency for better result.

“Just like we did in the first series, we have facilitators, as well as experts in all the sectoral divisions of the T.H.E.M.E.S Agenda, who will guide participants through and impact further knowledge and expertise that will enhance our grasp in our various fields with capabilities to perform our duties better”.

He then enjoined all participants to utilise all principles and ideas gathered at the workshop in their respective sectors, towards achieving a Greater Lagos.