(1) There is established the office of Principal Secretary, which is an office in the public service.
(2) Each State department shall be under the administration of a Principal Secretary.
(3) The President shall–
- (a) nominate a person for appointment as Principal Secretary from among persons recommended by the Public Service Commission; and
- (b) with the approval of the National Assembly, appoint Principal Secretaries.
(4) The President may re-assign a Principal Secretary.
(5) A Principal Secretary may resign from office by giving notice, in writing, to the President.