President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of nine permanent secretaries into the federal civil service.
Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HCSF), Mrs Folasade Yemi-Esan, made this known in a statement on Wednesday by Mrs Olawunmi Ogunmosunle, Director, Communications, office of the HCSF.
According to Yemi-Esan, the new Federal Permanent Secretaries are: Mr Musa Hassan Borno State; Mr Ahmed Aliyu from Niger State; Mrs Olushola Idowu from Ogun State and Mr Andrew Adejoh from North–Central Zone.
Others are Mr Umar Tijjani from North–East Zone; Dr Nasir Gwarzo from North–West Zone; Mr Nebeolisa Anako from South–East Zone; Mr Fashedemi Peter from South–West Zone and Dr Evelyn Ngige from South–South Zone.
The swearing-in and assignment of portfolios to the new permanent secretaries would be announced in due course.