Abuja- President Goodluck Jonathan has approved
the appointment of four permanent secretaries in the Federal Civil
This is contained in a statement signed by Dr Tope Ajakaiye, Director
(Communications) in the office of Head of the Civil Service of the
Federation in Abuja on Tuesday.
According to the statement, the new appointees are: Abbas Mohammed
(Kaduna); Adelakun Saheed Kayode (Lagos); Bukar Mohammed B. (Yobe) and
Magaji Abubakar G. (Zamfara).
The statement said Alhaji Bukar Aji, the Head of the Civil Service of
the Federation, who announced the approval, said that it was to fill
the existing vacant positions.
"The new appointments have been made to fill the slot for Yobe State
which became vacant following his (Aji’s) appointment as Head of the
Civil Service of the Federation.
"It is also the retirement from service of permanent secretaries
representing Lagos, Zamfara and Kaduna States that have created
vacancies for their slots."