Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, Head of Service, Federal Republic of Nigeria; Winifred holds a B.Sc Accounting degree from the University of Lagos and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Nasarawa State University.
Fondly called the “Bureaucrat’s Bureaucrat”, Winifred has demonstrated capacity in repositioning the Nigerian Federal Public Service as an effective machinery of government for improved service delivery.
In a bid to reform the Civil service, she recently the; Efficient, Productive, Incorruptible and Citizen-centred (EPIC) initiative. The campaign is aimed at developing capacity in the Federal Civil Service, which she believes is the engine of governance.
In demonstration of her commitment to discourage frivolous spending, she has supported and promoted the Efficiency Unit at the Ministry of Finance – a department set up as part of efforts by the Federal Government to block leakages and wastage in the public service procurement processes.
Winifred is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).