President Muhammadu Buhari has insisted that his government has delivered on its core mandates of fighting corruption, security and improving the nation’s economy.
According to the President, in less than four years, “we have made progress on all fronts working very collaboratively with the civil service.”
The President charged the new appointees to key “into the administration’s programmes aimed at reforming Nigeria and restoring the confidence of Nigerians in government and the civil service.
He also urged the permanent secretaries to eschew partisanship in their decisions and actions while carrying out their duties.
His words: “Therefore, l wish to take this opportunity to solicit your support and cooperation as we implement all the programmes of government in a result-oriented manner that will leave an indelible legacy,” he said.
“You must strive to achieve excellence at all times. Your motto should be civility and serviceability.”
Meanwhile, the new permanent secretaries are Abel Omuyiwa Enitan (Osun), Mohammed Dikwa (Borno), Ajank Olor (Delta) and Festus Daudu (Nasarawa).
Others are: Mbaeri Nnamdi (Imo), Bakari Wadinga (Adamawa), Babatunde Lawal (Lagos), and Umakhihe Afolabi (Edo).