The Head of the Civil Service, Bukar Aji, announced the approval on Monday in Abuja.
President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of three new permanent secretaries in the Federal Civil Service.
This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja by Mohammed Manga, the Assistant Director, Media Relations, in the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, HOCSF.
Mr. Manga said the Head of the Civil Service, Bukar Aji, announced the approval on Monday in Abuja.
It said the new appointments were made to fill vacant slots following the retirement of permanent secretaries representing Ekiti, Plateau and Katsina states.
Mr. Manga listed the newly-appointed permanent secretaries as Tope Ajakaiye, representing Ekiti, Binta Bello, representing Katsina State, and Sheni Danjuma, representing Plateau.