Buhari reshuffles permanent secretaries, accounting officers

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President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reshuffled some permanent secretaries and accounting officers in the federal service following the restructuring /creation of new ministries by the federal government.

Mr Buhari on Wednesday during the swearing in of new ministers announced the creation of five new ministries.

The new ministries are Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development; Police Affairs, Special Duties and International Affairs; Aviation; and Power.

The statement issued on Friday in Abuja by the Director, Communication, Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Olawunmi Ogunmosunle, said the circular authorising the reshuffle was signed by Winifred Oyo-Ita.

The statement reads in part, “Further to the creation of new ministries and restructuring of some ministries by President Muhammadu Buhari, the following officers will perform the following functions of accounting officer/permanent secretary.

“The personnel are Mr Daudu Narai – Permanent secretary, Ministry of Special Duties, Mr Louis Edozien – Permanent secretary, Federal Ministry of Power, Mr Mbaeri Nnamdi – Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Police Affairs, Dr Mahmoud Isa-Dutse – Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance.

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“Dr Muhammed Dikwa – Permanent Secretary, Finance (Special Duties), Mr Ernest Umakhire – Permanent Secretary, Finance (Budget and National Planning), Mrs Anagbogu Nkiruka – permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs, Alh Sabiu Zakari – Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport.

“Dr Mohammed Bukar – Permanent Secretary Works and Housing, Mr Hassan Musa – Ministry of Aviation, Director (Air Transport Management) to oversee office of the permanent secretary.

“Mrs Anetu-Anne Ajiu, Director, Social Welfare, Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs (Director, Social Welfare) to oversee office of the permanent secretary.”

Mrs Oyo-Ita said the arrangement takes immediate effect and remains in force until further notice.

(NAN)

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