President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his Head of Service, HoS, Danladi Kifasi on terminal leave with immediate effect. The actual reasons if any are yet unknown.
An official press release stated:
In an effort to ensure Federal Character Principle as enshrined in the Nigeria’s Constitution, the Federal Government may soon announce a new Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HOS).
The current Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Barrister Danladi Kifasi from Taraba State is from the same North-East zone with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal who is from Adamawa State.
PRNigeria gathered that Barrister Danladi Kifasi who had served as Permanent Secretary in several ministries including Federal Ministry of Finance and Petroleum has prepared for smooth handover in the event of the announcement of new HOS who may likely from the Southern part of Nigeria