President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Mr. Danladi Irmiya Kifasi as the new head of service of the federation.
Until his appointment, Kifasi was a permanent secretary in the ministry of petroleum resources.
He succeeds Mallam Bukar Goni, who retired after occupying the office for over a year.
Goni took over the office in a similar manner on March 25, 2013, as his predecessor, Alhaji Isa Sali also retired.
Dr. Reuben Abati, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, announced the appointment on Wednesday.