President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday administered the oath of office on Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan as the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF).
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the swearing-in of the Head of Service, which was witnessed by the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and cabinet ministers as well as presidential aides, took place at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja.
Daily Correspondents had reported that Buhari on Friday confirmed Yemi-Esan as Head of the Civil Service of the Federation.
He also approved the retirement of Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita.
Buhari affirmed that it would be without prejudice to the ongoing investigations into certain allegations against the immediate past Head of the Civil Service of the Federation.
He added that the appointment of Yemi-Esan as the substantive HOCSF will take effect from Feb. 28, 2020.