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Nigeria’s Health Ministry Gets New Permanent Secretary

Nigeria’s Health Ministry Gets New Permanent Secretary

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The new Permanent Secretary of Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health, Abdullahi Mashi, has assumed office, a press statement from the ministry has stated. According to the statement on Monday by spokesperson of the ministry, Boade Akinola, Mr Mashi is one of the three permanent secretaries whose redeployment was approved by President Muhammadu Buhari on June 29. Mr Mashi took over from Clement Uwaifo. Mr Uwaifo had left the ministry on June 28 and handed over to the Director, Department of Public Health, Evelyn Ngige, to steer the affairs of the ministry in acting capacity until the appointment of a substantive permanent secretary. Addressing the directors and management staff of the ministry, the new permanent secretary stressed the need to improve on service delivery at hospitals