Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has appointed an accomplished psychologist, community development expert and administrator, Alhaja Selimot Olapeju Ottun, as the new Head of Service.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Kunle Somorin, in a statement,  said Ottun replaced the immediate past Head of Service, Amope Ajibola Chokor, a town planner, who retired from service after turning 60 last Saturday.
By the appointment, Ottun became the fourth woman to occupy the office and the 17th Head of Service since the state was created on February 3, 1976.
Until her appointment, Ottun was Permanent Secretary in the Bureau of Political Affairs and Administration and had served as Permanent Secretary at the  Ministry of Culture and Tourism between 2015 and 2019.
A 1985 graduate of Psychology from University of Ibadan – the new HoS also bagged a Post Graduate Diploma in Integrated Development from the Pan African Institute of Development, Bua in Cameroon.
She had also coordinated many community development and gender programmes for the state government and was also the  Director of the United Nations Gender Development Programme in the state between 2009 and 2015.
While wishing her success in her new assignment, Abiodun said he believes that the HoS would put her vast knowledge in the management of the state civil service to good use.
Ottun, who  is the President of Remo Secondary School, Sagamu 73/78set, is happily married.

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