Dr. Titilayo Goncalves, an accomplished Dental Surgeon and 1982 graduate of University College Hospital, Ibadan, has been appointed the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Health.
A recipient of many of the departmental awards including the Dr. V. Oki Prize for the best graduating student, Dr. Goncalves pioneered the Orthodontic Department of the General Hospital, Lagos and also directed affairs at the Lagos State Dental Service.
Due to her achievements and expertise in handling the establishment of the Orthodontic Department of the General Hospital in Lagos, Titilayo Goncalves was invited to set up the Orthodontic Department at the National Hospital, Abuja.
A Fellow of the West African College of Surgeons, she is an offspring of the illustrious Durosinmi Etti Family – her father being the first Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education in Lagos State.
She was sworn-in as a Permanent Secretary in the Lagos State Civil Service by His Excellency, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on December 31, 2018.
Dr. Goncalves’ tenure promises to inject fresh ideas and vibrancy that will enhance the existing commitment to efficiency and excellent service delivery within the health sector in Lagos State.