President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 12 new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yem-Esan, made this known in a statement by Director of Communication in her office, Mrs. Olawunmi Ogunmosunle, on Tuesday, in Abuja.
The new Permanent Secretaries include Mr Akinlade Oluwatoyin from Kogi, Malam Alkali Nura from Kano State, Mr Anyanwutaku Ifeoma from Anambra, Mr Ardo Kumo from Gombe State, Mr Belgore Lamido from Kwara and Mr Ekpa Akpabio from Cross River.
Others are Malam Hussaini Babangida from Jigawa State, Malam Mahmuda Mamman from Yobe, Mr Meribole Kwukuemeka from Abia, Malam Mohammed Ganda from Sokoto State, Mr Tarfa Peter from Adamawa and Mr Udoh Omokunmi from Oyo State.
Yemi-Esan said that a date for the swearing-in and deployment of the new permanent secretaries would be announced in due course.