President Buhari swears in 8 Permanent Secretaries

Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in eight new permanent secretaries at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The short ceremony took place at the Council Chamber before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.

The new appointees were directors appointed to represent eight states of the federation in line with the federal character.

The new permanent secretaries are, Oluwuyiwa Enitan (Osun), Mohammed Dikwa (Borno), Ajani Madaline (Delta), and Festus Yesufu Dawodu (Nasarawa).

Others are Nnamdi Maurice (Imo), Bakare Wadinga (Adamawa), Babatunde Lawal (Lagos) and Ernest Afolabi Umahi (Edo).

While congratulating the new permanent secretaries, President Buhari who reminded them that new oath taken comes with a lot of responsibility, charged them to help the government overcome its problems through implementation of its policies.

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He noted with dismay that successive governments destroyed the checks and balances in the civil service, but assured that his administration would deliver on its three focal areas of security, economy and fight against corruption.

President Buhari charged the new Permanent Secretaries to be above board in their functions and expressed his commitment to the welfare of the civil service.

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