By Mike Eyibio
Following the recent redeployment of Permanent Secretaries, at the Federal Civil Service, Mr. Mahmuda Mamman, has resumed office on Wednesday, (today)1st May, 2023.
While addressing management staff during the hand over and take over ceremony which took place at the main conference hall of the Ministry’s Headquarters at Mabushi, Abuja, Mamman promised an all inclusive and open administration.
“We are going to run an open government, an open administration so that we can achieve what we are suppose to achieve.” he said
He told the management staff that he is going to rely on their professional advise and support so that critical decisions can be taken to move the country’s infrastructural development forward.
“You are the professionals, I am here to rely on your advice, guidance and directions for us to do what we are suppose to do but I can assure you that I am a team player and we are going to run an inclusive administration” he said
Earlier the Director overseeing the office of the Permanent Secretary, Engr. Folorunsho Esan, expressed satisfaction that the new Permanent Secretary will provide purposeful leadership to move the ministry forward due to his wealth of experience.
Esan, who gave a run down of the activities of the Departments, Units and Parastatals under the Ministry, explained that the core mandate of the Ministry of Works and Housing is the provision of roads, housing and urban renewal.
In his welcome address, the Director Human Resource Management in the Ministry, Mr. Aliyu Abdullahi assured the new Permanent Secretary of the support and cooperation of management and staff of the Ministry.
Mamman is an indigene of Potiskum, Yobe State. A graduate of Political Science from the University of Maiduguri. He started his career as a Civil Servant in May, 1992 as a Personnel Officer (II) and rose through promotion first to the position of Permanent Secretary, Career Management Office office, at the office of the Head of s
Service of the Federation (HoS) and later moved to the Ministry of Health from where he has been redeployed to the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing.
The occasion was also attended by many Directors and Heads of Units from the Federal Ministry of Health who in a show of affection and solidarity graced the ceremony.
Signed: Blessing Lere-Adams
Director Press and Public Relations.