The acting Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoCSF), Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, has on Thursday resumed duty after receiving a 153-page handover note from her predecessor, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita.
A statement on Wednesday night in Abuja, signed by the Director of Information, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Mr. Willie Bassey, said the removal of Mrs Oyo-Ita was to conclude on the investigation being carried out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Director, Information, Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (OHoCSF), Mrs Olawunmi Ogunmosunle, in a statement yesterday, disclosed that the new HoCSF finally took over at 6.40pm adding that Mrs Yemi-Esan and Mrs Oyo-Ita met briefly in the morning yesterday before the final handing over later in the evening.
The statement also disclosed that “Dr Yemi-Esan in her remarks acknowledged the hard work and dedication to duty of the outgoing Mrs Oyo-Ita and promised to build on her achievements.
“There is no reinventing the wheel. I will only build on the sound foundation and structure which she has left behind because government is a continuum.” she said.
In her hand over speech, Mrs Oyo-Ita said her four years in office as the HoS was eventful.
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