Tuesday, March 20, 2018

BREAKING NEWS: President Buhari Assigns Portfolio to Ministers


President Muhammadu Buhari, has just announced the portfolios of ministers.

This is coming immediately after the oath taking ceremony.

On the list, the president has announced former Lagos State governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola, as the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, while former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant Abdulrahman Dambazzau, was named the Minister of Interior. Former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Audu Ogbeh, was named Minister of Agriculture.

Former Commissioner in Ogun State, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, was named the Minister of Finance, while the former Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, was named the Minister of Solid Minerals. The former Rivers State governor, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, was named the Minister of Transportation.

The Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Ibe Kachikwu was named Minister of State for Petroleum Resources while the president announced himself as the substantive Minister of Petroleum Resources.

See full list below:

Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers)–Transportation

Chris Ngige (Anambra)–Labour and Employment

Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti)–Solid Minerals

Babatunde Fashola (Lagos)–Power, Works and Housing

Abdulrahman Dambazau (Kano)–Interior

Aisha Alhassan (Taraba)–Women Affairs

Ogbonnaya Onu (Ebonyi)–Science and Technology

Kemi Adeosun (Ogun)–Finance

Abubakar Malami (Kebbi)–Justice

Hadi Sirika (Katsina)–State for Aviation

Suleiman Adamu (Jigawa)–Water Resources

Solomon Dalong (Plateau)–Youths and Sports

Ibe Kachikwu (Delta)–State for Petroleum

Osagie Ehanire (Edo)–State for Health

Audu Ogbeh (Benue)–Agriculture

Udo Udo Udoma (Akwa Ibom)–Budget and National Planning

Lai Mohammed (Kwara)–Information

Amina Mohammed (Gombe)–Environment

Ibrahim Usman Jibril (Nasarawa)–State, Environment

Anthony Onwuka (Imo), State for Education

Muhammadu Bello (Adamawa)–FCT

Adamu Adamu (Bauchi)–Education

Okechukwu Enelamah (Abia)–Industry Trade and Investment

Aisha Abubakar (Sokoto) State for Trade, Industry and Investment

Khadija Bukar Abba (Yobe), State for Foreign Affairs

Claudius Daramola (Ondo)–State, Niger Delta

Geoffrey Onyeama (Enugu)–Foreign Affairs

Monsur Dan-Ali (Zamfara)–Defence

James Ocholi (Kogi), State for Labour

Zainab Ahmed (Kaduna), State for Budget

Mustapha Shehuri (Borno)–State for Power

Heineken Lokpobiri (Bayelsa)–State for Agric

Isaac Adewole Folorunsho (Osun)–Health

Usani Usani Uguru (Cross River)– Niger Delta

Abubakar Bwari Bawa (Niger)–State for Solid Minerals

Adebayo Shittu (Oyo)–Communications

Muhammadu Buhari–Petroleum

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