President Muhmmadu Buhari, on Wednesday, swore in 12 new permanent secretaries for the federal civil service.
The inauguration took place at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, before the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) went into a closed door.
The new permanent secretaries were appointed in June.
They are Belgore Lamido – Kwara; Akinlade Oluwatoyin – Kogi; Ekpa Akpabio – Cross River; Alkali Nura – Kano; Ardo Kumo – Gombe and Anyanwutaku lfeoma – Anambra.
Others are Udoh Omokunmi – Oyo; Hussaini Babangida – Jigawa; Mohammed Ganda – Sokoto; Mahmuda Mamman – Yobe; Meribole Chukwuemeka – Abia, and Tarfa Peter – Adamawa.
Buhari also inaugurated commissioners for Federal Civil Service Commission, Idahagbon Henry and Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission, Usman Hassan.