Buhari swears-in Oyo-Ita as new Head of Service

Posted by News Express | 7 January 2016 | 2,906 times

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in Mrs Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita as the substantive Head of Civil Service of the Federation.

The inauguration took place on Wednesday at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

The 51-year-old Oyo-Ita is a chartered accountant from ‎Odukpani in Cross River State and was appointed as acting Head of Service by President Buhari on October 21, 2015.

Before then, she had been a Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Science and Technology.

Speaking after the event, Mrs Oyo-Ita said her priority would be to “hasten some reforms that will have far-reaching impact on service delivery and the Nigerian economy”.

The event, which had the Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and most Ministers in attendance, came up before the Federal Executive Council meeting. (Channels TV)

•State House Photo shows President Buhari shaking Mrs Oyo-Ita after her swearing-in as the substantive Head of Civil Service of the Federation . . . yesterday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Source: News Express

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