President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore-in 12 new Permanent Secretaries just before the weekly vFederal Executive Council meeting at the Council chambers.
The newly appointed Permanent Secretaries are Belgore Shuaib Mohammad Lomido, Kwara; Akinlade Oluwatoyin, Kogi; Ekpa Anthonia Akpabio, Cross River; Alkali Bashir Nura, Kano; Ardo Babayo Kumo, Gombe and Anyanwutaku Adaora lfeoma, Anambra.
Others are Udoh Moniloja Omokunmi, Oyo; Hussaini Babangida, Jigawa; Mohammed Aliyu Ganda, Sokoto; Mahmuda Mamman, Yobe; Meribole Emmanuel Chukwuemeka, Abia and Tarfa Yerima Peter Adamawa.
The President also swore in commissioners for Federal Civil Service Commission, Idahagbon Henry and Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission, Usman Hassan.
While the Federal Executive Council meeting that followed the swearing in ceremony, some ministers and top aides of the president were physically present at the Council Chamber for the virtual.
It was the 13th virtual meeting of the executive council since social distancing and other protocols were put in place to contain the spread of the oronavirus pandemic.