The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the appointment of Mr. Babatunde Oladeinde Williams as the new Special Adviser on Labour and Industrial Relations with effect from July 2, 2020.
A letter signed by the Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola stated that the appointment took cognisance of the appointee’s track record, especially his outstanding performance and accomplishments in Industrial and Labour Relations.
Williams, a former Senior Special Assistant and Special Adviser to former Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Labour Matters, is an indigene of Lagos Island, grassroots politician and experienced Labour and Industrial Relations practitioner.
He graduated from the Lagos State University with a BSc (Hons) in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management (IRPM), holds a Diploma Certificate of the Academy for Social Sciences and Social Study in Sofia, Bulgaria as well as a Professional Certificate at the International Institute of Cooperative Studies, Tel Aviv, Israel.
The newly appointed Special Adviser began his political career at the old Lagos Mainland Local Government Area where he was elected twice as a Councillor and later served as Vice Chairman, Yaba Local Council Development Area.
Williams, who is happily married with children, is expected to bring his wealth of experience and knowledge to bear in the management of a conflict-free industrial relations in line with the policy thrust of the present administration.