2023 Cabinet Retreat
63rd Nigeria's Independence Anniversary Public Lecture on Thursday, 28th September, 2023 at the State House Conference Centre, Abuja.
Nigeria's 63rd Independence Anniversary Military Parade at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Sunday, 1st October, 2023.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator George Akume, CON, takes Oath of Office on June 7, 2023 at the State House, Abuja.
The new SGF, Senator George Akume, CON in a group photograph with top Management staff of OSGF
Senator George Akume, CON, Assumes Duty As SGF
Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation
To lead and serve as an effective engine room for policy formulation, harmonisation, implementation and monitoring of the institutions of governance.
To deploy political will, administrative expertise, professionalism and the values of loyalty and commitment in support of the attainment of the goals of the Federal Government.
Monitor and Coordinate the implementation of Government Policies and Programmes; Serve as frontline advisory institution of the Presidency; Drive Policy formulation, harmonization, and implementation; and Monitor institutions of governance.
Dr George Akume
Secretary to the Government of the Federation
George Akume born 27 December 1953, is a Nigerian politician who is the current and 21st Secretary to the Government of the Federation, appointed by President Bola Tinubu. He served as minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs under President Muhammadu Buhari from 2019 to 2023. He was the Senator representing Benue North-West Senatorial District from 2007 to 2019.
He was also the Minority Leader of the Senate from June 2011 to June 2015. He served as the governor of Benue State from May 1999 to May 2007.
Akume was re-elected Senator for Benue North-West in the April 2011 elections, running on the platform of the Action Congress of Nigeria. He won another term in 2015 but lost to Senator Orker-Jev of the PDP in 2019. On 23 July 2019, President Buhari nominated Akume to serve as a minister…
Circulars issued by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation