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The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has sworn in Dr. Nafiu Aigoro as the 18th Head of Service, with a charge to raise the standard of the State Public Service.
Abiodun stated this in Abeokuta while swearing-in Aigoro as the new Head of Service, charging him to tread the path of excellence that his predecessors were reputed for.
The Governor noted that the emergence of Dr. Aigoro as the 18th Head of Service, was as a result of due diligence, merit, loyalty and careful consultation, adding that his appointment is a call to higher duty.
” As I congratulate Dr. Aigoro on his appointment as the new Head of Service, I charge you to start raising the standard of the Ogun State Public Service from the point where Alhaja Ottun left off.
Abiodun said his administration is guided by the principles of character, competence, and capability in the appointment of top functionaries, for the smooth operation of the core machinery of government in the State.
The State’s helmsman disclosed that the Public Service had been rebranded and put in a vantage position of trust and partnership, by ensuring the right leadership for the Service, noting that everyone has equal right to attain the highest office in the Civil Service.
Abiodun submitted that the appointment of Dr. Aigoro is coming at a time the Public Service is expected to do more to resuscitate the ailing economy as occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, urging the new Head of Service to provide good leadership that would further strengthen its effectiveness.
The Governor assured the State workforce that his administration would not renege on its promises, adding that it would continue to support and create conducive atmosphere not only for the public servants to build their careers, but also to get to the peak of it.
In his remarks, Dr. Aigoro appreciated the Governor for the trust reposed in him, pledging to uphold and sustain the legacies of his predecessors.