Kefasi replaces Goni Aji as Head of Service
President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday appointed Danladi Kefasi as the new Head of Service of the Federation.
Prior to the announcement, Kefasi was the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources.
The President made the announcement during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting as he thanked the immediate past Head of Service, Bukar Goni Aji for the reforms he brought on board.
Briefing State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, the Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, said that Aji retired after putting in 35 years of service.
He said: “Also today, the Head of Service, Alhaji Bukar Goni Aji formerly retired from service, having attained the height of 35 years in service. He was appointed HoS by Mr. President and since his appointment he served this nation with a lot of forced leadership.
“His appointment had impacted positively on the federal civil service. Mr. President and the council thanked him for his achievements. He has brought his leadership and capacity, his ability to network with other people in government to achieve the objectives and implementation of the transformation agenda.
“Mr. President said he found him very competent, very knowledgeable and very committed to his work. The council moved a motion to formally congratulate him for attaining his height in service and also to thank him and for the good he has done for the country.
“The President then announced the immediate appointment of Mr. Danladi Kefasi, who is presently the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources. He is assuming office as the new HoS with immediate effect.”
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