President Tinubu Appoints Olusegun as Acting Director General of BPP

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President Bola Tinubu has appointed Olusegun Omotola as the acting Director General of the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP). Before this appointment, Omotola was the Director of Legal Services at the Bureau.

A statement by Janet McDickson, the Director of Information and Public Relations at BPP, confirmed Omotola’s new role.

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Omotola, from Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State, earned his Bachelor of Law (L.L.B Hons) from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, in 1991. The statement highlighted his extensive experience in capacity building, contract negotiations, drafting and management, computer hardware and operating systems, total quality management, infrastructure development, and public-private partnerships for infrastructure and services.


“He has attended numerous seminars and courses on effective leadership, change management, office routine, and work ethics. He has also received training in maintaining acceptable financial management for sustainable development in the public sector and participated in the Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation Plan (FCSSIP), among many others,” the statement read.

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Additionally, he is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and the Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, representing the Federal Ministry of Finance.


Omotola, the most senior director in the Bureau, succeeds Mamman Ahmadu, who was relieved of his appointment by President Tinubu on June 15, 2024.

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