Few days to the 2019 presidential election, President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in eight new permanent secretaries.
The president on Wednesday, February 20, swore in the eight new permanent secretaries at a ceremony that took place at the Council Chamber before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.
While congratulating the new appointees, the president urged them to help Nigeria overcome it’s problems through implementation of government policies, The Nation reports.
The new appointees are:
1. Oluwuyiwa Enitan (Osun)
2. Mohammed Dikwa (Borno)
3. Ajani Madaline (Delta)
4. Festus Yesufu Dawodu (Nasarawa)
5. Nnamdi Maurice (Imo)
6. Bakare Wadinga (Adamawa)
7. Babatunde Lawal (Lagos)
8. Ernest Afolabi Umahi (Edo)
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that President Buhari warned that those planning to make away with ballot boxes during the elections will do so at the cost of their lives.
Speaking on Monday, February 18, at a crucial meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the president stated that anyone who engages in the act will not live to commit another crime.
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President Buhari ordered the police and the military to show no mercy to party thugs who try to cart away ballot boxes. He expressed confidence over the coming polls, saying that he has toured throughout the country to garner support from all the states.
He also urged party members to work for the interest of the APC, especially during the elections.
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