Past Permanent Secretaries

Dr. Lateef Temitayo Aramide Lawal
December 2018 – February 2020

Born on 22 February 1960, Dr LAWAL Lateef Temitayo Aramide
started his elementary School in 1966 at Moslem school, Ososa. He later
attended Ijebu-Ode Grammar School from where he obtained his West African
School Certificate in 1977, earning a distinction before proceeding to Federal
Government College Odogbolu for the Higher School Certificate (HSC), which he successfully completed in 1979. He was later admitted into the College of Medicine, the University of Lagos from where he graduated in 1984. He later specialized in Orthopaedics and Trauma in 1996.

His medical career spanned Massey Children Hospital, Lagos Island Maternity, National Orthopaedic Hospital Igbobi, Women’s Medical Centre and Premier Specialist Medical Centre, Victoria Island. He was subsequently appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon to General Hospital, Lagos in 2002.
Today, Dr Lawal is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Fellow, College of
Surgeons of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (FMCS). He is also a member of the International Association of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeons (AOTrauma).

He has attended various courses in Nigeria, Ghana, India and Dubai such as
advance trauma life support, Research Methodology Course, Health Service
Management, Managing the Modern Hospital, Total Hip and Knee Replacement surgeries in Germany, among others.

He was a recipient of Ijebu-Ode Grammar School Old Students Best
(1976), National Youth Service Corp Award (1986)
and Sir Samuel Manuwa Prize for Best Graduating Candidate in
Postgraduate Examination
(1996). He had served as Chairman, Governing
Council, Sulaiman College of Education (now Sulaiman Adebola Adegunwa School of Vocational & Entrepreneurship Studies) of the Tai Solarin University of Education.  He is a member of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), past
zonal secretary of the Nigerian Orthopaedic Association (NOA), past secretary of Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) and the current Chairman, Medical Directors’ Forum of Lagos State General Hospitals.

A Rotarian, until his elevation to the elite class of a Permanent
Secretaries, Dr LAWAL Lateef Temitayo Aramide was the Medical Director Gbagada General Hospital, a position he had held since January 26th 2015. He was appointed as the Permanent Secretary, Primary Health Care Board by His Excellency, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on the 27th December 2018 and retired from Lagos State Civil Service as Permanent Secretary of Lagos State Primary Health Care Board on the 22nd February 2020 after 60years of age.

He is happily married with children.






Dr. Aina Olugbemiga Ayoola
(February 2020-February2021)

Dr. Aina Olugbemiga Ayoola joined the service of Lagos State in 1992 as a Medical Officer at Massey Street Children’s Hospital. He had his Basic Primary and Secondary School Education at St Paul’s Primary School Ebute-Meta and Igbobi College Yaba and undergraduate studies in Medicine at Ogun State University. Dr Aina has rotated through many Lagos General hospitals to acquire clinical experience

Massey Street Children Hospital &Lagos Island Maternity Hospital (1992-1995).

General Hospital Epe (1995-1996).

He proceeded on a formal Postgraduate training in Paediatrics and Child Health (Lagos University Teaching Hospital 1996-2002) with a subspecialisation in neonatology. He returned to the service of Lagos State Government and was posted to Gbagada General Hospital briefly before being deployed back to Massey Street Children Hospital (2003-2005)and was saddled with the responsibility of establishing a fully functional neonatal unit at Lagos Island Maternity Hospital to be managed by Massey Street Children Hospital, an initiative which led to a significant reduction in neonatal mortality at Lagos Island Maternity Hospital. He was chosen for further training in Neonatology under the Nigerian German Business Group. He had his rotations at the Klinikum Ludenscheid Markeshei kreis Germany (2005).

He is a fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College. He also holds a Master degree in Public Health and a Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital Management. He is an Alumnus of the Health Care Leadership Academy and completed different modules and certifications in quality improvement in health, Healthcare Strategic Planning (CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY) and Financial Management in (Lagos Business School), Leadership and Management in Health (University of Washington).

He also served as pioneer head of the First Mother and Child Complex (MCC) in General Hospital Ikorodu (2010-2014). He served as the Director of Clinical Services, General Hospital Isolo (2014-2016)

He was appointed Medical Director Amuwo Odofin Maternal and Child Centre (2016-2017) and subsequently redeployed as Medical Director, Massey Street Children Hospital from 2017 to 2020. He transformed the hitherto poorly funded Children Hospital by deploying innovative ideas to improve the revenue base of the hospital and also utilising to the fullest CSR activities of various companies to improve the ambience and quality of services of the hospital.

These modest achievements culminated in his appointment as Permanent Secretary Lagos state Primary Health Care Board on February 2nd 2020 by Mr. Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu. He is happily married with children.

In February 2021, he was posted to the Ministry of Youth and Sport as the Permanent Secretary.