Buhari Declines Early Retirement For Oyo-Ita

Although undergoing investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, may have been asked to return to work. Wednesday she was at the The House venue of the inauguration of new ministers.

On Friday, she was sighted at her office, says usually dependable sources. Reprieve came her way pending investigation of corruption allegations hanging over her, we learnt.

Oyo-Ita has been out of the public glare since the news of her N3bn contract scandal broke. At a point she claimed to be in hospital for a rest

During the ceremony, Oyo-Ita sat close to the Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari. She had earlier visited the Chief of Staff in his office She was absent at the Presidential retreat for ministers designate held between Monday and Tuesday, even when she was one of the resource persons.

The Head of Service is being probed by the EFCC over alleged N3bn contract scam. It was gathered that her retirement was not accepted by the presidency.

A presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu had earlier denied of seeing any letter of resignation from Oyo-Ita.

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