History was made as the Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun inaugurated Dr. Nafiu Aigoro as the pioneer medical doctor to head the state service.
Aigoro, the 58 year old orthopaedic surgeon is the 18th HoS since the state was created in February 1976.
During the inauguration in Abeokuta, Abiodun charged Aigoro to raise the standard of the Ogun Public Service.
According to Abiodun, the new HoS’ appointment was as a result of “due diligence, merit, loyalty and careful consultation”.
While urging him to tread the path of excellence that his predecessors were reputed, Abiodun added that Aigoro’s appointment was 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.
For the smooth operation of the core machinery of state government, Abiodun said his administration was guided by the principles of character, competence, and capability in the appointment of top functionaries.
The governor assured that the state workforce under his administration would continue to support and create conducive atmosphere for the public servants to build their careers and to get to the peak of it.
Aigoro, in his remarks, while appreciating Abiodun for the trust reposed in him, pledged to uphold and sustain the legacies of his predecessors.