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FCT Gets New Permanent Secretary

The Federal Capital Territory Administration now has a new Permanent Secretary.

He is Adesola Olusade, who assumed duties yesterday, September 2 to replace Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa, who himself has been redeployed to the Ministry of Power. Adesola Olusade was until his new posting, the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta.

In a ceremony to welcome the new helmsman, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello described the outgoing Permanent Secretary Chinyaaka Ohaa as a problem solver and a pillar of support.

According to the Minister, Sir Ohaa never shied away from difficult situations, a trait which he had found very useful in the running of the affairs of the FCTA adding that the job of Permanent Secretary of the nation’s capital’s bureaucracy was not an easy one.

While wishing the outgoing Permanent Secretary success in his new place of posting, Malam Bello advised him to be an ambassador of the FCTA and support the Administration when needed.

He also informed the new Permanent Secretary that he would be working with a very large bureaucracy made of very competent individuals with a tremendous amount of institutional memory.

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He urged the new Permanent Secretary to leverage on the experience of the FCTA workforce to deliver on the mandate of President.

Earlier the Outgoing Permanent Secretary had appreciated the opportunity given to him to serve alongside the FCT Minister and Minister of State as well as the staff of the FCTA.

He commended the health workers led by the Health Secretary, Dr. Muhammad Kawu, who have put their lives on the line in the fight against COVID 19.

He urged all staff to give the new Permanent Secretary their cooperation and support in the discharge of his duties.

This was even as the new Permanent Secretary expressed his desire to facilitate the work of the Minister towards delivering on the mandate of Mr. President.

He commended the Minister for his passion and dedication to work while describing Sir Ohaa as his boss with whom he had worked closely in the past.

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