President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in four newly appointed Permanent Secretaries of the Federal Civil Service.
The brief swearing-in ceremony took place before the commencement of the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in the Council Chambers of the State House.
Those sworn-in include James Sule from Kaduna, Ismaila Abubakar from Kebbi; Ibiene Patricia Roberts from Rivers and Shehu Aliyu Shinkafi from Zamfara.
The four new Permanent Secretaries are completing the list of 16 persons appointed in June, 12 of whom were sworn-in over a month ago.
In attendance at the brief swearing-in ceremony were Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari; the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno; and four Ministers physically in attendance.
Also present were the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Abubakar Malami; Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed; Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed; and the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba.
The weekly virtual FEC meeting took off immediately after the swearing-in ceremony.