Mr. Samson Adesina Adebayo, Assistant Director, Public Affairs, GL 15, holds a Master’s Degree in Communications Studies from the Lagos State University, LASU.
His Public Service sojourn started in January, 2002 when he was employed by the Lagos State Civil Service Commission as Executive Officer (Information), GL 07 and deployed to the Ministry of Information and Strategy. Since then, he rose through the ranks to the present post of Assistant Director, Public Affairs, GL 15.
In his over two decades in the service, Samson Adebayo has worked in the following government establishments Office of the Public Defender (OPD), Office of Special Adviser to the Governor on Political and Legislative Matters; Office of the Head of Service, Public Service Office in July, 2005 where he was till November, 2015 and served five consecutive Heads of Service.
He was redeployed to the Ministry of Information and Strategy in November 2015 where he served as Special Assistant to then Honourable Commissioner, Mr. Steve Ayorinde and later moved with him to the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture in same capacity upon the commissioner’s deployment to the Ministry in January 2018. In July 2019, Samson was deployed to the Office of the Deputy Governor to serve in the Public Affairs Unit of the Office
A consummate compere, Samson is an Associatemember of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) and member of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),He has attended many courses, conferences and workshops.
A recipient of Letter of Commendation from one the then Heads of Service, Mrs. Josephine OluseyiWilliams, fca, Mr. Samson Adebayo is happily married to Olapeju and the marriage is blessed with wonderful and glorious children.