The head of service of the federation Danladi Kifasi has been directed to proceed on terminal leave.
The order which came directly from President Buhari is to take effect immediately.
No replacement has been announced and no immediate reason has been given for the sudden order.
A letter signed by the SGF asked Kifasi to proceed on terminal leave starting from today. A replacement will be unveiled later in the week according to presidency sources.
Kifasi was Director of Finance and Accounts, Ministry of Power before his appointment as Permanent Secretary Federal Ministry of Youth Development, later moved to Ministries of Aviation and Finance in 2010 and served as Member, Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Born on January 1, 1956, Mr. Kifasi was a member of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum
Corporation, NNPC; a non-Executive Director of the Asset Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON and an Alternate Governor of Islamic Development Bank.
An indigene of Taraba State, Mr. Kifasi, a chartered accountant and lawyer, was one of three Permanent Secretaries from the country’s North-East geo-political zone shortlisted to succeed Bukar Aji, who is set to retire from service next Wednesday.
Meanwhile, Ogun State Governor Senator Ibikunle Amosun announced the immdiate appointment of the State’s new Head of Service – MrAbraham Olusola Adeyemi
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