Buhari Swears in Ministers, Assigns Portfolios

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) with a charge to ensure that primordial and sectional interest do not hamper their performance in office.

One of the major highlights of the announcement is the appointment of a substantive minister for the Ministry of Power. Former Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola, who hitherto was the Minister of Power, Works and Housing is now in charge of Works and Housing.

There is also now a Minister in charge of Humanitarian Affairs.

Some of the ministers and their portfolios are as follows:

  • Abia                                                             
    Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogar –Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development
  • Adamawa
    MUHAMMADU Musa Bello – Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
  • Akwa Ibom
    Goodwill Akpabio – Minister of Niger Delta Affairs
  • Anambra
    Chris Ngige – Minister of Labour & Employment
    Sharon O. Ikpeazu – Minister of State (Environment)
  • BAUCHI
    Adamu Adamu Minister of Education
  • EBONYI
     Ogbonnaya Onu –Science and Technology
  • JIGAWA

Engr. Suleiman H. Adamu –minster of Water Resources

  • KADUNA
    Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed – Minister of Finance
    Dr. Muhammed Mahmood – Minister of Environment
  • KANO
    Major General Bashir Magashi retd – Minister of  Defence
  • KATSINA
    Sen. Hadi Sirika – Minster of Aviation
  • KEBBI
    Abubakar Malami – Attorney-General of Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice
  • KOGI
    Ramatu Tijjani – Minister of State (FCT)
  • KWARA
    Gbemisola Saraki – Minister of State, Transportation
  • OGUN
    Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite – Minister of Mines & Steel Development
  • OSUN
    Rauf Aregbesola – Minister of Interior
  • OYO
    Sunday Dare – Youth and Sports
  • TARABA
    41. Engr. Saleh Mamman – Minister of Power
  • ZAMFARA
    43. Umar Farouk – Minister of Humanitarian Affairs

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