President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, as the Acting Head of the Civil Service of the Federation.
The appointment which takes immediate effect, followed the commencement of retirement leave Tuesday by the Head of Service, Mr. Danladi Kifasi.
Until her appointment, Ms Oyo-Ita was the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology.
A statement by the Director of Press, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Bolaji Adebiyi, said the appointment is “a testimony of Mr. President’s implicit confidence and trust” in her ability to discharge the responsibilities of the office of Head of the Civil Service of the Federation.”
The new acting Head of Service hails from Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State.