Buhari swears-in four Permanent Secretaries

Written by on April 27, 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in four new Federal Permanent Secretaries, who were recently appointed.

They are: Mrs Beatrice Jeddy-Agba, Kachollom Daju, Malla Shehu Ibrahim and Dr Mary Ogbe.

The swearing-in ceremony preceded the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.

Some of those who witnessed the oath taking were Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari and the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan.

Speaking their inauguration, Malam Shehu Ibrahim said he will bring his experience to bear as he assumes duty as a permanent Secretary.

Kachollom Daju pledged to abide by her oath and ensure that policies of government are fully adhered to, as she carries out her assignment.

The President is presided over a virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council, which started immediately after the swearing-in ceremony.

Just before the meeting entered deliberations, the Council observed a minute silence for former Minister Tonye Graham-Douglas, who died recently at 82.

Douglas was Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Aviation, and Culture and Tourism at various times.

Physically present at the meeting are Ministers of Information and culture, Lai Mohammed; Justice/Attorney-General, Abubakar Malami; Agriculture, Mohammed Mahmood; Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite; Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige; Power Abubakar Aliyu; and Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, among others.

All Other Ministers are attending virtually form their various offices in Abuja.


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