Dapo Abiodun appoints Selimot Ottun as new Head of Service
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has appointed Alhaja Selimot Ottun, as the new Head of Service in the state.
Abiodun in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, said the new HoS assumes the new position with impeccable pedigree and service record
Ottun, a 1985 graduate of Psychology from the University of Ibadan takes over from the immediate past HoS, TPL Amope Color, who bowed out of service, last Friday.
The new HoS also earned a Post Graduate Diploma in Integrated Development from the Pan African Institute of Development, Bua in Cameroon.
Ottun is the 17th Head of Service and the fifth woman to occupy this position since the creation of the state.
Until her appointment, Ottun was Permanent Secretary in the Bureau of Political Affairs and Administration. She previously served as Permanent Secretary at the State’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism between 2015 and 2019.
Alhaja Ottun had coordinated many Community Development and Gender Programmes for the State Government and was also the State Director of the United Nations Gender Development Programme between 2009 and 2015.
The new Head of Service has over the years proven to be an asset in different leadership roles she was saddled with. She is also known to have used her network and creative ingenuity to adapt to changes in public sector management.
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