Tinubu Rejigs Federal Civil Service, 135 directors affected


President Bola Tinubu of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has rejigged the Federal Civil Service affecting no fewer than135 directors, deputy directors, assistant directors and other officials.

The affected civil servants been redeployed to new Ministries, Departments and Agencies,

The development was contained in a memo by the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation dated November 30, 2023 and tagged, “HCSD/CMO/EM/CPA/908/III/154” was addressed to the Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, George Akume; the Chairman of the Federal Civil Service Commission; the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the Chairman of the Independent and Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, and all permanent secretaries, among others.

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The memo was signed by the Permanent Secretary, Career Management Office of the OHCSF, Marcus Ogunbiyi, and reads, “I am directed to convey the approval of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation for the deployment of the following officers in the Federal Civil Service. Please note that all deployed officers must be accepted and documented by the respective ministries as rejection of officers would not be condoned by the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation. All handover and taking-over processes must be completed on or before Thursday, 7th December 2023.

“All Directors of Human Resources Management and Administration are required to submit details of compliance to this posting instruction to the Permanent Secretary, Career Management Office, Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation no later than Monday, 11th December 2023.

“All officers concerned are reminded that failure to adhere to this posting instruction contravenes the position of the Public Service Rule 100301b and 020602[iv] and will be met with appropriate sanctions.”


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