On Wednesday, September 18, President Muhammadu Buhari sent the former head of the civil service of the federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita on an indefinite leave.
In her stead, he appointed Dr. Folashade Yemi-Esan as HoCSF in acting capacity.
Yemi-Esan who has since resumed duties
*Graduated as best Bachelor of Dental Surgery student in 1987 at the University of Ibadan.
*Started her career at the federal ministry of health and rose to become a director.
*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.
*Served as permanent secretary, federal ministry of information, federal ministry of education and federal ministry of petroleum resources.
*Was director information in the State House Abuja from 2012 to 2014.
*Was the information attaché in the Nigeria Information Service Centre, Embassy of Nigeria, Abidjan, Cote d’ Ivoire from 1992 to 1995.