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Buhari Approves Appointment Of 18 New Permanent Secretaries (See Full List)

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 18 new Permanent Secretaries in Nigeria’s Federal Civil Service, replacing earlier sacked ones.

The President also approved the deployment of the Permanent Secretaries, collapsed some Ministries and announced the establishment of new ones.

The new ministries are; Information and Culture, Budget and National Planning, Agriculture and Rural Development.

Although no reason was given for the decision, the spokesman for the President, Mr Femi Adesina, said that the appointments and deployments were with immediate effect.

New Appointments

The newly appointed Permanent Secretaries are Mrs Ayotunde Adesugba, Mr Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, Mr Taiwo Abidogun, Dr. Bukar Hassan, Mrs Wakama Belema Asifieka, Mr Jalal Ahmad Arabi, Mr Sabiu Zakari, Mrs Obiageli Phyllis Nwokedi and Mr Aminu Nabegu.

Others are Mr Bamgbose Olukunle Oladele, Mr Alo Williams Nwankwo, Dr. Shehu Ahmed, Mr Ogbonnaya Innocent Kalu, Mrs Nuratu Jimoh Batagarawa, Mr Christian Chinyeaka Ohaa, Mr Bassey Apkanyung, Mr Louis Edozien and Dr. Ugo Roy.

A statement by Mr Adesina gave a breakdown of the deployment, as approved by President Buhari.

Breakdown of Deployment

  1. Dr. Shehu Ahmad     –   Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development
  2. Arch Sunday Echono   –       Federal Ministry of Communications
  3. Alh. Sabiu Zakari   –   Federal Ministry of Transportation
  4. Mrs. Ayotunde Adesugba   –   Federal Ministry of Information & Culture
  5. Amb. Danjuma Sheni     –   Federal Ministry of Defence
  6. Dr. Shade Yemi-Esan     –   Federal Ministry of Education
  7. Mrs. Fatima Mede   –     Budget & National Planning
  8. Alh. Mahmoud Isa Dutse   –   Federal Ministry of Finance
  9. Amb. Bulus Lolo   –   Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  10. Dr. Amina Shamaki – Federal Ministry of Health
  11. Mr. Aliyu Bisalla   – Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade & Investment
  12. Mr. Bassey Akpanyung   –   Federal Ministry of Internal Affairs
  13. Mr. Taiwo Abidogun   –   Federal Ministry of Justice
  14. Dr. Habiba Lawal –   Federal Ministry of Science & Tech.
  15. Dr. Clement Illoh   –   Federal Ministry of Labour & Productivity
  16. Dr. Jamila Shu’ara   –   Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources
  17. Mrs. Binta Bello –   Federal Ministry of Women Affairs
  18. Dr. Babatope Ajakaiye – Federal Capital Territory
  19. Mrs. Rabi Jimeta   – Federal Ministry of Water Resources
  20. Dr. Bukar Hassan   – Federal Ministry of Environment
  21. Mrs. Wakama B. Asifieka – Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs
  22. Mr. Istifanus Fuktur – Federal Ministry of Solid Minerals
  23. Mr. Christian Ohaa – Federal Ministry of Youth & Sports
  24. Engr. A.G. Magaji – Federal Ministry of Works & Housing
  25. Mr. Louis Edozien – Federal Ministry of Power
  26. Mr. Jalal Arabi – State House
  27. Mr. Mohammed Bukar – General Services Office, OSGF
  28. Mr. Abbas Mohammed – Ecological Fund Office, OSGF
  29. Dr. Ugo Roy – Council Secretariat
  30. Mr. Aminu Nabegu – Special Services Office, OSGF
  31. Amb. Bamgbose Akindele – Political Affairs Office, OSGF
  32. Mr. Alo Williams Nwankwo – Economic Affairs Office, OSGF
  33. Mrs. Obiageli Nwokedi – Special Duties Office, OSGF
  34. Mr. Innocent Ogbonnaya -Career Management Office, OHCSF
  35. Mr. S.K.Y. Adelakun – Common Services Office, OHCSF
  36. Mrs. N. Batagarawa – Service Policy & Strategies Office, OHCSF

President Buhari had earlier ordered the mass retirement of 17 Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service.