President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in Mrs Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita Ekanem as the substantive Head of Civil Service of the Federation.
The president administered oath of office on Mrs. Oyo-Ita inside the Council Chambers of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday.
President Buhari did not make any remarks on the swearing-in of the new Head of Service, Daily Trust reports.
Recall that Mrs. Oyo-Ita was on October 20, 2015 appointed as acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation following the removal of Mr Danladi Kifasi from office by Buhari.
The 51-year-old Odukpani indigene of Cross River State holds a B.Sc Accounting degree from the University of Lagos and has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Nasarawa State University.
She is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).