President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in eight new permanent secretaries to fill the vacancies that existed in his administration.
The swearing-in was done shortly before the commencement of the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting.
They are representing eight states and where nominated for the position in November 2018 and have taken their oath of office.
The states are Nasarawa, Borno, Lagos and Osun, Imo, Adamawa, Edo and Delta.
The newly inaugurated permanent secretaries are: Dr. Bakari Wadinga (Adamawa), Dr. Mohammed Dikwa (Borno), Dr. (Mrs) Ajani Magdalene N. Olor (Delta), Umakhihe Ernest Afolabi (Edo), Mbaeri Maurice Nnamdi (Imo), Babatunde Lawal (Lagos), Mr. Festus Yusuf Narai Daudu (Nasarawa) and Abel Olumuyiwa Enitan, (Osun).
Until their appointments as permanent secretaries, they were directors in the civil service.