|New Head Of Service Bukar Goni Aji|
President Jonathan Appoints New Head Of Civil Service Of The Federation
True to his promise, President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday appointed Bukar Goni Aji, as the new Head of the Civil Service of the Federation to replace Isa Bello Sali who will attain the mandatory retirement age of 60 on Saturday, March 23
A statement from the Office of Reuben Abati, Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity indicates that Alhaji Goni was until his new appointment, the Permanent Secretary, Common Services Office, Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation
Alhaji Goni hails from Yobe State and was born on January 13, 1959 and attended Government College, Maiduguri, Borno College of Basic Studies, Maiduguri and graduated from the University of Maiduguri in 1984.
A career civil servant, Alhaji Goni was appointed Director, Planning, Research and Statistics at the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs in 1995 and moved to the Ministry of Defence in the year 2000 as Director of Personnel Management.
He headed various departments in the Ministry of Defence until his posting to the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation in 2008 as Director, International Organizations.
He was appointed Permanent Secretary in 2009 and posted to the Ministry of Defence and later served as Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Police Affairs from August, 2009 – August, 2010 and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works from September, 2011 – November, 2012.