Permanent Secretary Of State House, Jalal Arabi, Not Suspended – Official

The Permanent Secretary, State House, Mr Jalal Arabi, is not on suspension as erroneously reported in some quarters,an official said in a statement Friday.

According the statement by Deputy Director (Information) Abiodun Oladunjoye, Mr Arabi is at his desk dutifully attending to important state matters and is not under any probe, neither is he a subject of any enquiry.

Frthermore, the official said “there is absolutely no truth in the spurious allegations levelled against the Permanent Secretary and his office in the fictitious report published by an online medium.”

Mr Arabi said was quoted as having said “I remain committed and dedicated to the professional discharge of my duties and I refuse to be distracted by adversarial forces”.

The Permanent Secretary and other Muslim faithful attended the Juma’at prayer at the State House mosque this afternoon with President Muhammadu Buhari in attendance, the official disclosed.