FG Deploys Nine Permanent Secretaries


By Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja

The federal government yesterday approved the deployment of nine of the existing federal permanent secretaries to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA).

The exercise followed the posting of 15 permanent secretaries earlier in the week by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.

The deployment was conveyed in a circular issued by the Head of Service of the Federation, (HoS) Mrs. Winnifred Oyo-Ita.

A statement signed by Mohammed Manga, the Assistant Director, Media Relations Office of Head of Service, said that the processes for handing and taking over should be completed on or before August 25, except for deployments with specific taking over of assumption of duty dates.

Following the postings, Bamgbose A. Olukunle, is redeployed from Political Affairs Office, OSGF to Ministry of Foreign Affairs. William Nwankwo Alo, formerly Political Affairs Office (OSGF), will take charge of Special Duties Office-OSGF from August 31, Nuratu Batagarawa, Service Policy and Strategies (OHoS), assigned Ministry of Defence. She is to resume on October 8.

Christian Ohaa is the new Permanent Secretary FCT. He was formerly in charge of Common Services Office (OHoS).

Also Aminu Bissala is leaving the Ministry of Trade and Industry to resume as the Permanent Secretary, General Service Office, OSGF from October 1.

Sunday Togo Echono moved from Communications to Education.

Others are Folasade Yemi-Esan, from Career Management Office (OHoS) to her new posting at Petroleum Resources, A.G Magaji, Interior to Niger Delta; and Dr A.A. B Shamaki, Special Duties, OSGF, to Science and Technology from October 1.