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Tinubu appoints Atang pioneer Head of FCT Civil Service Commission, others

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By Philip Yatai

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Mr Udo Atang, the most senior director in the FCT Administration (FCTA) as its pioneer Head of Civil Service Commission.

Mr Anthony Ogunleye, Director of Press, Officer of the FCT Minister, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday.

Ogunleye also announced the appointment of 10 Permanent Secretaries for various Secretariats of the FCTA as provided for in the FCT Civil Service Commission Law, 2018.

He identified them as Dr Adam Babagana (North East), Wanki Ibrahim (North East), Asmau Mukhtar (North West), Dogo Bodinga (North West), Olusa Olusegun (South West) and Adetoyi Kolawole (South West).

Others are Grace Adayilo (North Central), Olubunmi Olowookere (North Central), Ibe Chukwuemeka (South East) and Okonkwo Nonubari (South South).

The director also announced the appointment of Mr Emeka Ezeh as Chairman of the Commission, with six others as commissioners, representing the six geopolitical zones.

He identified the commissioners as Ahmed Mohammed (North West), Anthony Okeah (South-South), Mohammed Ibrahim (North East), Miskoom Naantuam (North Central), Jide Jimoh (South West) and Barrister Azubike (South East).

“Similarly, Mr. President also approved the following to fill existing vacancies in some critical agencies of the FCTA.

“The are: Abdulkadir Zulkarfi as Coordinator Satellite Town Development Department; Mr Felix Obuah, Coordinator Abuja Metropolitan Management Council; and Oladiran Akindele, Coordinator, Abuja Infrastructure Investment Council (AIIC),” he said.

The director said that the appointments take immediate effect, adding the appointees would be sworn in on March 18.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the FCT Minister, Mr Nyesom Wike had on Oct. 13, announced Tinubu’s approval for the establishment of the Civil Service Commission for the FCT.

The appointment, therefore, marks the full implementation of the FCT Civil Service Commission Law, 2018. (NAN)

Edited by Ismail Abdulaziz

Philip Daniel Yatai

Principal Correspondent, NAN Abuja
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