President Bola Tinubu has reconstituted the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) and appointed Professor Tunji Olaopa as its new Chairman.
The President also appointed 11 other Nigerians to serve as members of the commission.
Ajuri Ngelale , Special Adviser to the President on media and publicity announced the appointments in a statement in Abuja on Friday.
However, Ngelale, said their appointment is subject to the confirmation of the Nigerian Senate
Those appointed are : Prof. Tunji Olaopa, Chairman , Dr. Daudu Ibrahim Jalo, Member, (Representing Adamawa | Gombe | Taraba) , Ms. Gekpe Grace Isu, Member, (Representing Akwa Ibom | Cross River), Dr. Chamberlain Nwele, Member , (Representing Anambra | Ebonyi | Enugu) and Mr. Rufus N. Godwins, Member, (Representing Rivers | Delta | Bayelsa) .
Others are Dr. Adamu Hussein, Member, (Representing Niger | FCT),
Mr. Aminu Nabegu, Member , (Representing Jigawa | Kano) , Ms. Hindatu Abdullahi, Member, (Representing Kaduna | Katsina) ,
Mr. Shehu Aliyu, Member, (Representing Kebbi | Sokoto | Zamfara) ,Ms. Odekunle Rukiyat Aduke, Member, (Representing Kogi | Kwara), Mr. Jide Jimoh, Member, (Representing Lagos | Ogun) and Dr. Festus Oyebade, Member, (Representing Osun | Oyo).
“Upon confirmation, the new FCSC leadership is expected to commence work with effect from November 30, 2023, following the expiration of tenure of the current Federal Civil Service Commission Chairman and membership on November 29, 2023.
“The President anticipates that the new FCSC leadership will competently facilitate the transformation, reorientation, and digitization of the Federal Bureaucracy to enable, and not stifle, growth and enhanced private sector participation in the development of the Nigerian economy, in full adherence to the Renewed Hope Agenda of his administration,” Ngelale said. (vitalnewsngr.com)