In a significant development on Monday, President Bola Tinubu administered the oath of office to eight newly appointed Permanent Secretaries. This swearing-in ceremony follows their successful completion of the Federal Civil Service selection process, marking a pivotal moment in their careers.
The inauguration took place ahead of the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Council Chambers of the State House, Abuja, on Monday. The new appointees include Ndakayo-Aishetu Gogo, Bako Deborah Odoh, Omachi Raymond Omenka, Ahmed Dunoma Umar, Watti Tinuke, Adeoye Adeleye Ayodeji, Rimi Nura Abba, and Ella Nicholas Agbo.
As President Tinubu presided over the FEC meeting at the time of filing this report, Vice President Kashim Shettima was also in attendance. The meeting witnessed the presence of high-profile officials, including Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) George Akume, Chief of Staff to the President Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Folashade Yemi-Esan, and various Ministers.
This development underscores the commitment of the government to strengthen the Federal Civil Service with competent and dedicated individuals. The newly inaugurated Permanent Secretaries are expected to contribute significantly to the effective functioning of their respective ministries, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to their roles.