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    Omotola Named BPP New Acting DG

    Barrister Olusegun Omotola (right) taking over as the Acting Director General of the Bureau of Public Procurement, BPP from Mr. Mamman Ahmadu

    Barrister Olusegun Omotola has taken over as the Acting Director General of the Bureau of Public Procurement, BPP.

    Omotola took over from  Mr. Mamman Ahmadu who was relieved of his appointment by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on June 15, 2024.

    The Acting Director General was the Director of Legal Services in the Bureau before he took over from Ahmadu.

    He took over BPP  from Ahmadu as the most senior Director in the Bureau, Janet McDickson, Deputy Director of Information and Public Relations/Head, Media BPP said in a statement on Friday.

    Omotola who hails from Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State got his (L.L.B Hons), Bachelor of Law, at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria in 1991.

    In the course of his career with BPP, he has attended many courses and seminars in capacity building, Contract Negotiations, Drafting and Management, Computer Hardware and Operating System, Total Quality Management, Infrastructure Development, Public Private Partnerships for Infrastructure and Services Seminar, Effectives Leadership and Change Management, Office Routine and Work Ethics in High impact Leadership.

    He also had trainings in Maintaining Acceptable Financial Management for Sustainable Development in the Public Sector, Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation Plan (FCSSIP) amongst many others.

    Omotola also represented the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning on the Ajaokuta Project Presidential implementation Team, Sub-Committee set up to verify the outstanding Federal Government Liabilities generated by the Ajaokuta Steel Company and National Ores Mining Company, Itakpe, in Kogi state in July 2020 – August 2021.

    The Acting BPP DG is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and member, Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (represented Federal Ministry of Finance).

    He has served in many federal government’s parastatals  before his posting to the Bureau.

    He is married with children.

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