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BREAKING: Head of Service, Oyo-Ita sends retirement letter to Buhari

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Reports reaching TheNewsGuru indicates that Winifred Oyo-Ita, the head of service of the federation, has offered to immediately proceed on retirement in a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Recall that Oyo-Ita had been under pressure after news reports emerged that she was being probed over an alleged N3 billion contract scam.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recently questioned Oyo-Ita over allegations that she used front companies to get contracts when she was a permanent secretary before her appointment as head of service by Buhari in 2015.

A presidency source who spoke to TheNewsGuru, TNG under the condition of anonymity on Monday said that Oyo-Ita sent in her letter of retirement.

Meanwhile, TNG had earlier reported that the embattled widow was absent at the presidential retreat for ministers-designate, federal permanent secretaries and top government functionaries held at the statehouse conference centre in Abuja.

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