Ogunbiyi Assumes Office as Perm Sec Housing Ministry, vows to Uphold Service Ethics in the Ministry

The New Permanent Secretary Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Marcus Olaniyi Ogunbiyi (L) signing /receiving the handover note from the outgoing Permanent Secretary, works and housing, Mamuda Mamman(R), during the occasion of the official handover at the Ministry Headquarters in Abuja, Friday, January12th, 2024

The newly assigned Permanent Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Marcus Olaniyi Ogunbiyi, has assumed office at the Ministry’s Headquarters in Abuja, Friday, January12th, 2024. Dr Ogunbiyi was deployed to Housing Ministry from the office of the Head of Service of the Federation (OHCSF), where he held fort as the Permanent Secretary, Career Management Office (CMO).

At the occassion, Dr. Ogunbiyi expressed his commitment and readiness to work with the staff of the Ministry, and solicited for their support and cooperation, while also promising to foster peace in order to collectively achieve the desired mandate of the Ministry.

The Permanent Secretary, who is a champion of the Performance Management System, a pillar of the Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation Plan (FCSSIP 25), pledged to continue in his quest to promote a seamless implementation of the Plan in the Ministry.

“As great disciples of the Head of Service, we must all do everything possible to uphold the implementation of FCSSIP 25 in our Ministry, because it has come to stay in the Federal Ministry of Housing and Urban Development”, he stressed.

Dr Ogunbiyi took over from the outgoing Permanent Secretary, Works and Housing, Mamuda Mamman, who supervises both the Works and Housing ministries since the demerger of the two ministries in August , 2023. Mamman was deployed to the Federal Ministry of Power.

In his remarks, on behalf of the staff of the Housing ministry, Director and Head of department, Engineering Services, Engr. Cyril Onyeneke welcomed the new Permanent Secretary and expressed enthusiasm to cooperate as well as follow his directions in order to achieve the goals of the Ministry.

Highlight of the occasion was the formal signing and presentation of the handover notes between the outgoing and incoming Permanent Secretaries.

In attendance at the event were the management and staff of the Ministry.

Salisu Haiba Badamasi
Director Information