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Enikanolaiye now Foreign Affairs permsec

Olusola Enikanolaiye

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the appointment of Amb. Olusola Enikanolaiye as a Permanent Secretary in the Federal Civil Service.

The Director of Communication, Office of the Head of Service of the Federation, Alhaji Haruna Yazid, said that until his appointment, Enikanolaiye was the Charge-de affairs at the Nigerian High Commission, India.

Yazid said Enikanolaiye will serve as Permanent Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Yazid also said the president has approved the redeployment of eight other Permanent Secretaries.

Under the redeployment,  Dr Habiba M.Lawal moved from Ministry of Sciene & Technology to Ecological Funds office (OSGF) while Alhaji Abbas Mohammed moved from the Ecological Funds office (OSGF) to the Ministry of Solid Minerals.

Mr Istifanus Fuktur was redeployed from Ministry of Solid Minerals to Police Service Commission, Mrs Adamu Bello from Ministry of Women Affairs to Ministry of Health and Dr Amina Shamaki from Ministry of Health to the Ministry of Women Affairs.

Also redeployed are Mrs Belema Asifieka from Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs to the Ministry of Science & Technology, Mr Alo Williams Nwankwo from Economic Affairs Office ,OSGF to Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs and Amb. Bamgbose Akindele from the Political Affairs Office OSGF to Political & Economic Affairs Office , OSGF.

Yazid said a circular announcing the redeployments signed by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita,  directed that the process of handing and taking over should be completed on or before the 5 August.