President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Folashade Yemi-Esan as the Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, with immediate effect.

She is taking over from Dr. Winifred Oyo-Ita, who was appointed in 2015.

The replacement of Mrs Oyo-Ita is not unconnected with her interrogation by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC for alleged abuse of duty tour allowance, money laundering and stealing of government funds.

The new acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan last position was, as the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum.

Who is The New Acting HOS

1, Dr. Folashade Yemi-Esan graduated as best Bachelor of Dental Surgery student in 1987 at the University of Ibadan.

2, She started her career at the Federal Ministry of Health and rose to become a director.

3, She rose to the position of Federal Permanent Secretary in 2012, serving first as Permanent Secretary, Service Policy and Strategy, Office in the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation.

4, She has served as Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information, Federal Ministry of Education and Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources.

5, She was Director Information in the State House Abuja from 2012 to 2014.

6, She was the Information Attach’e in the Nigeria Information Service Centre, Embassy of Nigeria, Abijdan, Cote d’ Ivoire from 1992 to 1995.