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President Buhari Appoints Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita As The New Head Of The Civil Service



PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Science and Technology – Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita as the new Head of the Civil Service of the Federation as replacement for the just removed Danladi Kifasi, The Gaurdian reported.

Mrs. Oyo-Ita (51), will  take over from Mr. Kifasi today.

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Mrs Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita is from Adiabo community of Odukpani Local Council of Cross Rivers State. Studied at the Queens College Yaba, University of Lagos and Nasarawa State University.

Before her appointment as the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology in April 2014, Oyo-Ita was Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs. She was also the Director of Finance and Accounts at the Head of Civil Service of the Federation and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).


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