Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, was conspicuously absent during the handover ceremony of the outgoing Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono, on Thursday.
PlatinumPost reports that Echono, who recently lost out in the quest to become the Och’Idoma of Idomaland in Benue State, bowed out of service on Thursday after attaining retirement age.
Echono, who is also the President of the Nigerian Institute of Architects, handed over to the Director of Human Resources Management, David Gende, during a brief ceremony at the Ministry headquarters in Abuja.
While the Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, was on hand to witness the event, PlatinumPost gathered that Adamu Adamu was probably preparing for his daughter’s wedding which is scheduled for Saturday 8 January 2022, at Azare, Bauchi State.
The wedding invitation sent by an official of the ministry, said there would also be bachelor’s eve on Friday.
The names of the miniand the groom were not however, made known at the time of filing this report.