Following the expiration of the five years tenure of the Conservator-General of National Park Service, Dr Ibrahim Musa Goni, a new head, Dr Agboola Okedeji Okeyoyin, as assume office as Acting Conservator-General.
At the formal handing over ceremony witnessed by Officers and men of the Service, Dr Goni thanked the entire staff for the cooperation given to him in the past five years in office and enjoined that same should be extended to the Acting CG.
He used the occasion to reel out some of the major achievements the Service has recorded under his leadership in the past five years to include; the creation of ten new National Parks, the enhancement of the Paramilitary status of the Service; Aggressive publicity and marketing of the Service; sustained interface with the Security agencies and other stakeholders.
Other achievements recorded includes approval of the new Park Service Regulations; improvement of the Service budgetary allocation; improvement of the infrastructural profile of the Service; improvement in Staff welfare, regular promotion exercise, among others.
Receiving the handing over documents, the Acting CG, Dr Agboola Okeyoyin, lauded the achievements of Dr Goni and promised to sustain the tempo of activities in order to move the Service forward.