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FG redeploys 159 top officials in massive civil service shake-up

FG redeploys 159 top officials in massive civil service shake-up

- Some federal civil servants in the directorate level and other officers under the pool of the office are redeployed by the federal government

- The redeployed officials are required to complete handing and taking over processes on or before Friday, October 19, 2018

A government circular states that 32 directors, 34 deputy directors and 37 assistant directors are affected by the redeployment

A total of 159 top government officials across different ministries have been redeployed by federal government in what appears to be a massive shakeup in the federal civil service.

The government in a circular dated Wednesday, October 10, stated that those affected by the redeployment are those in the directorate level and other officers under the pool of the civil service.

The circular signed by the permanent secretary, Mustapha Sulaiman, on behalf of the head of the civil service of the federation, Winnifred Oyo-Ita, stated that handing and taking over processes should be completed on or before Friday, October 19, 2018.

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Any disregard of this deployment shall be treated in accordance with the provisions of PSR 030301 (b),” Sulaiman wrote.

“A total of 32 directors were affected by the exercise.

“Also affected were 34 deputy directors and 37 assistant directors among others," the circular read.

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The federal government did not give any reason for the redeployment in the civil service.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Senate has on Thursday, October 11, approved the appointments of 22 nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Legit.ng reports that Senator Yusuf Yusuf seconded that the Senate consider the report of the committee on national identity card and national population commission on the screening of twenty three (23) nominees for confirmation of appointment as commissioners for National Population Commission.

The Senate also rejected the nomination of one of the nominees over questionable West African Examination Council (WAEC).

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