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Abiodun swears in new head of service, Aigoro

By Eniola Daniel
10 November 2021   |   3:00 am
Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has sworn in the 18th Head of Civil Service (HoCS) in the state, Dr. Nofiu Aigoro, with a charge to raise the standard of the state public service.

Abiodun. Photo/TWITTER/DABIODUNMFR

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has sworn in the 18th Head of Civil Service (HoCS) in the state, Dr. Nofiu Aigoro, with a charge to raise the standard of the state public service.

Abiodun, who gave the charge during the swearing-in of Aigoro at the Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, urged the new HoCS to tread the path of excellence that his predecessors were reputed for.

Abiodun, while congratulating the new HoCS, said that his administration was 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.

The state’s helmsman, who further disclosed that the public service had been rebranded and put in a vantage position of trust and partnership, gave the assurance that everyone has equal right to attain the highest office in the civil service.

The governor, while noting that the emergence of Aigoro as the 18th Head of Service was as a result of due diligence, merit, loyalty and careful consultation, described his appointment as a call to a higher duty.

He said the new head of service is expected to provide the kind of leadership that would further strengthen the effectiveness and efficiency of the public service.

In his remarks, Aigoro while acknowledging the governor for the trust reposed in him, pledged to uphold and sustain the legacies of the founding fathers.

Aigoro, who also pleaded for support, assured that the state workforce would continue to support the state government.