President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday urged federal everlasting secretaries to eschew partisanship of their selections and actions for the right implementation of presidency programmes and insurance policies.
Talking throughout the swearing-in of eight newly appointed federal everlasting secretaries on the council chamber of the presidential villa, he stated they need to stay above board.
“It’s essential to all stay above board and eschew partisanship your selections and actions. It’s essential to attempt to attain excellence always. Your motto must be civility and serviceability,” he stated.
The newly inaugurated everlasting secretaries are Dr. Bakari Wadinga (Adamawa), Dr. Mohammed Dikwa (Borno), Dr. (Mrs) Ajani Magdalene N. Olor (Delta), and Umakhihe Ernest Afolabi (Edo).
Others are Mbaeri Maurice Nnamdi (Imo), Babatunde Lawal (Lagos), Mr. Festus Yusuf Narai Daudu (Nasarawa), and Abel Olumuyiwa Enitan (Osun).
“As politicians, we develop insurance policies and supply strategic path for the nation. Nevertheless, the duty of implementing these insurance policies and methods rests within the palms of the civil service below the in a position steerage of the everlasting secretaries.
“Over the a long time, I’m positive you could have skilled how successive governments have abused, undermined and destroyed the techniques of checks and balances inside the civil service that had been meant to guard and protect the curiosity of our residents.
“This systemic abuse of energy considerably enriched a number of privileged people whereas on the identical time making the vast majority of our fellow residents poorer and underserved,” he stated.