Prior to her retirement from the Federal civil service in January 2013, Ajoritsedere Josephine Awosika had occupied several positions before rising to the post of a permanent secretary. She was National Coordinator/Chief Executive of the National Programme on Immunisation, Director (Parastatals) in the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation; Director (Department of Community Relations & Youth Development) in the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs. She was at various times the Permanent Secretary at the Federal Ministries of Internal Affairs, Science & Technology and Power. Awosika before joining the Federal Civil Service worked in several hospitals in the country. Awosika attended the Ahmadu Bello University where she graduated with a degree in Pharmacy. She then obtained her M.Sc. in Clinical Pharmacy from the University of Bradford and capped it with a Ph.D. in Pharmacy Technology from the University of Bradford. She also attended the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) in 2006. Awosika became a fellow of the West African Post-Graduate College of Pharmacy in 1998, and a member of the Institute of Directors (IOD) in 2001. She is the daughter of Nigeria’s one time Minister of Finance, Festus Okotie-Eboh.]]>

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