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MRS. HELEN MORENIKE DEILE – LAGOS STATE AUDITOR-GENERAL

Mrs. Helen MorenikeDeile (Nee Oduwole) was born on 25th August, 1961 to the family of Chief Bernard Afolabi and late Mrs. Felicia Oduwole of Itaoloja, Epe, Lagos State.

She attended various Institutions(OND) from College of Science and Technology now Lagos Polytechnic and was awarded Higher National Diploma, (Yaba College of Technology), Master of  Business Administration (University of Lagos), Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Taxation, Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA). She was trained as Audit Clerk with OlutayoAdenekan& Co and Firm of Chartered Accountants. She later worked as Audit Manager with C.O Akinola& Co also a Firm of Chartered Accountants. She served her National Youth Service Corps with Lagos State Board of Internal Revenue(1988/89).

She joined the Public Service (Local Government Service Commission) as Finance Officer (Audit) on salary Grade Level 09 with effect from 3rd August, 1989 and was upgraded to the post of Senior Finance Officer, GL.10 in the same year. Her appointment was confirmed with effect from 4th August 1991 and rose through the ranks to the post of Assistant Director, GL.15.She was appointed as the Council Treasurer in 1997 by the then Military Administrator of Lagos State, Col. BubaMarwa and she served as the Council Treasurer of many Local Governments amongst which were: Lagos Island Local Government, Surulere Local Government and Mushin Local Government, Oshodi-Isolo Local Government, Ibeju-Lekki Local Governmentbefore her service was transferred to the mainstream of the Civil Service as Deputy Director, GL.16 with effect from 20th April, 2006 at the Office of the State Auditor General as Head of Directorate of System Audit, Revenue Directorate and Government Accounts.

She also served as project manager with Akintola Williams Deloitte Auditing Firm on Capacity Building of Auditors on Information System Audit of the Office and also, discussant at the Institute of Internal Auditors Conference.

Due to her diligence, efficiency and effectiveness at work which has positively impacted on the success of the operations at the Office of the State Auditor-General, she was however given a letter of commendation by the erstwhile Auditor General (Mrs. O.M Akinwolemiwa). She has equally served in various adhoc committees at both local and state level.She wasalso given accelerated promotion to the post of Director, GL.17 with effect from 1st July, 2010 by His Excellency the Executive Governor, Mr. Babatunde RajiFashola (SAN)

She was appointed as Acting State Auditor- General with effect from 4th March, 2013 and substantive State Auditor-General with effect from 11th March, 2013 by His Excellency, Mr. Babatunde RajiFashola (SAN).

Mrs. H.M. Deile is a member and fellow of many professional Associations in Nigeria and abroad, such as ICAN, CITN, and ISACA to mention a few. She attended many International conferences; she was also part of the delegate to International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) conference in Hong Kong, Turkey and Malaysia.

She is happily married to Pastor David Adelaja Deile and blessed with children.