Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Buhari swears-in Folasade Yemi-Esan as new Head of Civil Service


Rayyan Alhassan
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday administered the oath of office on Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan as the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, HOCSF.

News Agency of Nigeria reports that the swearing-in of the Head of Service, which was witnessed by the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and cabinet ministers as well as presidential aides, took place at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja.

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The president had on Friday confirmed Mrs Yemi-Esan as Head of the Civil Service of the Federation and also approved the retirement of Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita.

Mr Olusegun Adekunle, Permanent Secretary (General Services Office) office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, confirmed the development in a statement.

He said the appointment of Mrs Yemi-Esan as the substantive HOCSF will take effect from February 28, 2020.

NAN reports that until her new appointment, she was the Acting HOCSF, a position she assumed since Sept. 18, 2019.


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