A letter signed by the Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, stated that in approving the appointment, due cognisance was taken of the appointee’s integrity, selfless service and track record as a passionate arts and culture promoter.
Komolafe succeeds Mrs. Saidat Otulana, who statutorily retired from the public service in December, 2020. He was a former Director, Performing Arts Department, Lagos State Council of Arts and Culture.
The new CEO joined the Lagos State Civil Service in August 1988 as a Cultural Officer 11 after graduating from the University of Ibadan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Language Arts in 1986.
He is a member of the Nigerian Folklore Society International Centre for the Arts; Lagos Arts Writers Organisation of Nigeria; National Cultural Information (Bureau), and a fervent advocate of cultural renaissance.