Buhari Approves Appointment of New Permanent Secretaries

Muhammadu Buhari GCFR

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the process to appoint new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. DailyPost reports.

Folashade Yemi-Esan, Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF) made the announcement on Tuesday.

The new appointee will fill vacancies of the retired and those retiring in 2021 from Ekiti, Enugu, Katsina, Lagos, and the Nasarawa States.

Only officers in the mainstream Federal Civil Service, who had attained the position of substantive Director on Grade Level 17 on or before January 1, 2019, are qualified.

Also, those who had updated their records on the IPPIS verification portal and are from the affected states qualify.

Those not retiring from service earlier than December 31, 2022, are eligible.

Officers undergoing disciplinary proceedings are excluded from the exercise. The deadline for application is Friday, April 30.

The selection process involves examination, ICT proficiency test, and interactive session with a panel of experts.

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