Ekiti state Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, has approved the appointment of 14 permanent secretaries in a bid to strengthen the leadership of the state civil service.
It is also to reposition it for greater service delivery.
Yinka Oyebode, special adviser (media) to the Governor, said in a statement on Friday that the appointment follows their success in the competitive examination and selection process.
The governor, according to the statement, urged the new permanent secretaries to justify the confidence reposed in them.
He urged them to do so by contributing their quotas to the development agenda of the administration through excellent service delivery.
The new permanent secretaries include Philip Atere, Olajide Borode, Francis Omotosho, Sunday Bamise, Olusola Gbenga-Igotun, Ebenezer Babatope Ojo and Mufutau Aremu.
Others are Adebola Olatilu, Olusola Akinluyi, Babatunde Olaoye, Bukola Ogunlade, Isaac Abulola, Benjamin Adalumo and Olawale Olaleye.