Buhari fires 16 permsecs , opts for 25 ministries.
 
   
 
   
 

By Soni Daniel, Clifford Ndujihe, Favour Nnabugwu & Levinus Nwabughiogu
ABUJA — THE shape of the federal civil service, engine room of government,

   
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appeared in greater clarity, yesterday, as President Muhammadu Buhari fired 16 permanent secretaries, appointed 18 new ones and deployed a total of 36 perm

anent secretaries.

 

If the deployments are anything to go by, the President might work with 25 ministries, seven less than the 32 that his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan operated, as 25 of the 36 permanent secretaries were deployed to ministries,

 

 

 while 11 were deployed to various offices in The Presidency, Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (OHCSF), and Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF).
Ministries that may have been scrapped or merged with others include Aviation, Lands and Urban Development, Trade and Investment, Police Affairs, Youth Development, Interior, Tourism and Communication Technology.

18 new perm secs.

   
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Those appointed included Mrs. Ayotunde Adesugba, Alhaji Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, Mr. Taiwo Abidogun, Dr. Bukar Hassan, Mrs. Wakama Belema Asifieka, Mr. Jalal Ahmad Arabi, Mr. Sabiu Zakari, Mrs. Obiageli Phyllis Nwokedi, Mr. Aminu Nabegu and Mr. Bamgbose Olukunle Oladele.

Others are Mr. Alo Williams Nwankwo, Dr. Shehu Ahmed, Mr. Ogbonnaya Innocent Kalu, Mrs. Nuratu Jimoh Batagarawa, Mr. Christian Chinyeaka Ohaa, Mr. Bassey Akpanyung, Mr. Louis Edozien and Dr. Ugo Roy.

In the same vein, the President also approved the deployment of the Permanent Secretaries as follows: Dr. Shehu Ahmad (Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development); Arch. Sunday Echono (Federal Ministry .

 
   
 

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