President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of nine new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service.
This was disclosed in a statement on Friday by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita.
The list of the new Federal Permanent Secretaries and their states of origin are as follows: Dr. Bakari Wadinga from Adamawa; Dr. M.K. Dikwa, Borno, State; Dr. Ajani Magdalene N. Olor from Delta; Mr. Umakhihe Ernest Afolabi, Edo; Mr. Mbaeri Maurice Nnamdi, Imo; Mr. Babatunde Lawal, Lagos; Engr. Festus Yusuf Narai Daudu, Nasarawa State; Mr. Abel Olumuyiwa Enitan, Osun and Dr. Musa Hanafi Moriki from Zamfara State .
Mrs. Oyo-Ita said that new Permanent Secretaries who are yet to be assigned to a portfolio, would be assigned to their places of work after they have been sworn in.
Their swearing in and assignment of portfolios will be announced in due course, she added.