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Must Read: 5 Facts About Yemi-Esan, Acting Head Of Service


President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, approved the suspension of Winifred Oyo-Ita as Head of Service of the federation and appointed Folasade Yemi-Esan.

Yemi Esan, has since 2012, served as Permanent Secretary in the Office of Head of Civil Service (OHOCSF), and in the Ministries of Information, and Education; until her new appointment.

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Stated below are 5 facts you should know about Folashade Yemi-Esan, the new acting head of service of the federation:

  • In 1987, Yemi-Esan graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Ibadan.
  • Kick starting her career at the Federal Ministry of Health, she eventually rose to become a director.
  • She worked as the Information Attach’e in the Nigeria Information Service Centre, Embassy of Nigeria, Abijdan, Cote d’ Ivoire from 1992 to 1995.   
  • She became a Permanent Secretary at the federal level in 2012, serving first as Permanent Secretary, Service Policy and Strategy, Office in the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation.
  • Between 2012 to 2014, she was Director Information in the State House Abuja from 2012 to 2014.



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