President Buhari appoints Folashade Yemi-Esan as the acting Head of Service.
President Muhammadu Buhari has replaced Oyo-Ita with Dr. Folashade Yemi-Esan as the acting Head of the Civil Service of the Federation with immediate effect.
The decision has ended the career of Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita who had been enmeshed in allegations of N3bn bribery and falsification of duty tour allowance.
Willie Bassey, the Director of Information in the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, on Wednesday, released the president’s decision through a statement.
“Oyo-Ita had been directed to proceed on an indefinite leave to allow conclusion of the investigation being carried out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
“Yemi-Esan, who is the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, takes over from Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, who has been directed to proceed on an indefinite leave to allow conclusion of the investigation being carried out by EFCC,” Bassey said.