This move, in line with the provisions of Section 154 of the Nigerian Constitution (1999, Amended), grants the president the authority to appoint the Chairman and members of this key Federal Executive Body.
The following individuals have been selected to serve on the FCSC, pending confirmation by the Nigerian Senate:
(1) Prof. Tunji Olaopa — Chairman
(2) Dr. Daudu Ibrahim Jalo — Member (Representing Adamawa | Gombe | Taraba)
(3) Ms. Gekpe Grace Isu — Member (Representing Akwa Ibom | Cross River)
(4) Dr. Chamberlain Nwele — Member (Representing Anambra | Ebonyi | Enugu)
(5) Mr. Rufus N. Godwins — Member (Representing Rivers | Delta | Bayelsa)
(6) Dr. Adamu Hussein — Member (Representing Niger | FCT)
(7) Mr. Aminu Nabegu — Member (Representing Jigawa | Kano)
(8) Ms. Hindatu Abdullahi — Member (Representing Kaduna | Katsina)
(9) Mr. Shehu Aliyu — Member (Representing Kebbi | Sokoto | Zamfara)
(10) Ms. Odekunle Rukiyat Aduke — Member (Representing Kogi | Kwara)
(11) Mr. Jide Jimoh — Member (Representing Lagos | Ogun)
(12) Dr. Festus Oyebade — Member (Representing Osun | Oyo)
Following the current Federal Civil Service Commission Chairman’s term and membership expiration on November 29, 2023, the newly confirmed FCSC leadership is anticipated to begin work on November 30, 2023.
In complete accordance with his administration’s Renewed Hope Agenda, the President expects the new FCSC leadership to skillfully oversee the Federal Bureaucracy’s transformation, reorientation, and digitization in order to promote growth and increased private sector involvement in the development of the Nigerian economy, rather than impede it.
Source: Chief Ajuri Ngelale
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)