- President Muhammadu Buhari recently approved the appointment of nine new permanent secretaries
- This was revealed in a statement signed by the head of the civil service of the federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita
- Oyo-Ita also disclosed that the date for the swearing in and assignment of portfolios for the appointees will be announced soon
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of nine new permanent secretaries in the Federal Civil Service (FCS).
According to a statement signed by Winifred Oyo-Ita, the head of the civil service of the federation, the list of the federal permanent secretaries and their states of origin are as follows: Bakari Wadinga from Adamawa, M.K. Dikwa from Borno, Ajani Magdalene N. Olor from Delta, and Umakhihe Ernest Afolabi, Edo, Vanguard reports.
The others are Mbaeri Maurice Nnamdi, Imo; Babatunde Lawal, Lagos; Festus Yusuf Narai Daudu, Nasarawa; Abel Olumuyiwa Enitan, Osun and Musa Hanafi Moriki from Zamfara.
Oyo-Ita in the statement said that appointees who are yet to be assigned to a portfolio would get same after they are sworn in.
The statement further said that their swearing in and assignment of portfolios will be announced in due course.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that President Muhammadu Buhari had appointed Ambassador Kabiru Bala as the country’s new high commissioner to the Republic of South Africa with concurrent accreditation to Swaziland and Lesotho.
A statement by Sarah Sanda, the spokesperson of minister of the minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Monday, November 26, said that Ambassador Bala received his letters of credence.
Legit.ng learnt that Ambassador Bala was a career diplomat and deputy high commissioner of Nigeria to the United Kingdom before his current appointment.
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