Aishatu Ndayako assumes office as Permanent Secretary of Interior Ministry, seeks Staff support


By Palma Ileye

Newly appointed Permanent Secretary Ministry of Interior, Dr Aishatu Goggo Ndayako, has reported for duty also pledging to work as a family to deliver on the mandate of the Ministry.

Ndayako while making the pledge according to the Ministry’s press release also said it gladdened her to hear from the Director, General Services Dr. Peter Egbodo, that she was meeting a well trained Management and Staff,

She urged for a conducive working relationship saying that together as a family in a cohesive manner they should deliver on the 8-point agenda of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

She said that it was a rare privilege to be appointed to serve her country in the capacity of Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, which she pledged to deliver in her new tasks and sought the support of the Ministry’s members of Staff

The new Permanent Secretary thanked President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for finding her worthy of the appointment and subsequent posting to the Ministry, she promised to do her best in making the Renewed Hope Agenda of President come to bear in her service delivery to Nigerians.

She thanked Staff and the Management Team for the warm reception accorded her and her entourage, also appreciating her family members who were in her company to the Ministry, led by her husband, AVM Haruna Muhammed (Baraden Nupe) for her support.

Earlier in his welcome address, Director Joint Services, equally Overseer of the Office of the Permanent Secretary Dr. Peter Egbodo, congratulated the new Permanent Secretary and also for her deployment to the Ministry of Interior.

Egbodo, said the Ministry of Interior plays a very critical role in the infrastructure of internal security of the country with enormous challenges.

He added that the confidence the Government has on her and track records of the Permanent Secretary evidently cleared that she is not new to challenges.

The Director assured her that she was meeting well trained Civil Servants who know their responsibilities in the discharge of the Ministry’s mandates.

In attendance are Directors and Staff of the Ministry, Technical team of the Permanent Secretary and family members.