MR. ABAYOMI ADEBISI KADRI, Permanent Secretary



Kadri Abayomi Adebisi, was appointed Permanent Secretary in the Lagos State Public Service and deployed to the Ministry of Economic Planning & Budget on the 5th of August, 2015. A seasoned Administrator, he has put over 27 years into public service both at the Local and State Government level.

Kadri was born on 28th January, 1960. He attended Ebenezer Primary School, Oke-Ado, Ibadan, 1966-1972 before proceeding for higher studies at Fatima College, Ikire 1972 and passed his West African School Certificate of Education (WASCE) in 1976.

A 1983 graduate of Chemistry from the University of Ibadan, he holds a Master Degree (MSc) in Analytical Chemistry in 1985. An astute planner with a Master Degree in Public Administration (MPA) specializing in Planning, Research and Statistics) from the Lagos State University in 1999, he started his public service career as a Planning Officer II, Grade Level 8 in July, 1988 at the Local Government Service Commission.

A diligent and dutiful officer, his career took him to several Local Governments in Lagos State as Budget Officer and rose to become a Chief Planning Officer GL 14 before he was drafted to the Lagos State Civil Service Commission following a Local Government Service Reform and was deployed to the Ministry of Economic Planning & Budget in April, 2006.

The administrative skill of Mr. Kadri was not lost on the State Government as his prowess was explored via his appointment as the Executive Secretary of Kosofe Local Government in 2008. He rose to become a Director of Budget in the Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget in 2011 before he was deployed to the strategic Ministry of Works and Infrastructure as the Director of Planning, Research and Statistics. A position he held until his appointment as Permanent Secretary by His Excellency, Mr. AkinwunmiAmbode, Governor of Lagos State.

A devout Christian, he is happily married with children.