President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday approved the pre-retirement leave of Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HOS) Mr. Danladi Kifasi.
The Permanent secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, an indigene of Cross River State, has been directed to take-over from the former HOS as the acting HOS.
Mrs. Oyo-Ita, a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, served as Permanent Secretary Ministry of Special Duties before been assigned to that of science and technology from where she was appointed.
Born on April, 20 1964, she attended Queen’s College Yaba, Lagos from 1974 to 1979 and bagged a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Lagos in 1984 and an a Master of Science from Nasarawa State University, Keffi.
Mr. Kifasi was appointed HOS in August 2014 following the retirement of Alhaji Bukar Aji-Goni.
The former HOS served in several ministries including finance, petroleum and aviation. He was appointed head of service from the Ministry of Petroleum Resources by former President Goodluck Jonathan.