Embattled Oyo-Ita in Aso Rock after absence from ministers’ retreat

Gbeleyi Abayomi

The embattled Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Wednesday made a surprise appearance at the Presidential Villa, Abuja where the president is billed to inaugurate new cabinet today.

Mrs Oyo-Ita arrived the forecourt of the State House in her official SUV around 9.45am. where She walked straight to the office of the Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari.

The head of service had been absent at the two-day Presidential Retreat for ministers designate, federal permanent secretaries and top government functionaries held at the old Banquet Hall on Monday and Tuesday.

Oyo-Ita, specifically didn’t show up on Tuesday when she was scheduled to speak on ‘Consolidating Ongoing Reforms in the Public Service’.

Recall that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had last week Tuesday grilled Oyo-Ita over alleged N3b contract scam.

According to Media reports, Mrs Oyo-Ita had submitted her letter of retirement from the service, But the Presidency had countered by saying that it was yet to receive the resignation letter.

As at the time of filling this reports,she was seen at the inauguration ceremony sitting beside the the chief of staff aba kyari

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