It was double celebration for the immediate past Permanent Secretary in the Department of Special Duties and Cabinet matters Ondo state Governor’s office, Mr Gbenga Elewuju as he retired from the civil service at the age of 60.
At a pen down and birthday ceremony in honour of the bureaucrat, top government functionaries, family an
d well wishers extolled Mr Elewuju’s virtues describing him as a humble and loyal public servant.
Orange FM’s Gbenga Oluwajana reports that the chairman on the occasion, Akin Adaramola described Mr Gbenga Elewuju as a thoroughbred civil servant.
In his exhortation, the Bishop of Akure Anglican diocese, Simeon Borokini noted that Christians must always be thankful for God’s faithfulness.
Chief of staff to the Governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale who said Mr. Elewuju has been an asset to the service adopted the commendation bestowed on him at the last executive council meeting.
Former Heads of Service, Mr Toyin Akinkuotu and Mr Ajose Kudehinbu said Mr Gbenga Elewuju is a reflection of an upright civil servant.
Conducting the pen down, the Head of Service, Mr Dare Aragbaiye submitted that Mr Elewuju was selfless in the discharge of his duties.
The celebrant, Mr Gbenga Elewuju alongside his aged mother and family were full of joy saying he is grateful to God and government of Ondo state.
Mr Gbenga Elewuju until his retirement was the longest civil servant at the department of cabinet and special duties, Governors Office for 13 years and served in many capacities before rising to the position of Permanent Secretary.