The Federal Government has redeployed thePermanentSecretary of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mr. Abdulazeez Musa, over alleged waste of government funds.
Although, Media Adviser to the President, Dr. Reuben Abati, while reacting said that President Jonathan does not redeploy civil servants, it would be recalled that he approved the appointment and re-posting of some PermanentSecretaries earlier this year.
Musa was reportedly removed from his position, after Aso Rock receivedintelligence report that he organised a wedding ceremony for one of his children in Dubai.
DailyPost gathered that a probe panel had been constituted to investigate him in line with civil serviceregulations.
Meanwhile, the Head of Service of the Federation, Mr. Abba Aji Goni, has directed the most senior Director in the ministry to act on behalf of the redeployed Perm Sec.
When contacted, the ministry’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Kingsley Agha, confirmed the development
“He was redeployed and not fired,” he said.
When asked which ministry Musa was redeployed to, the spokesman replied, “I have no information on that.”