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List Of New Ministers and Their Portfolios

Having passed through the necessary screening exercise, and affirmed by the Senate, the new set of ministers have been handed their portfolios and inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari remains the minister of petroleum while Lai Mohammaed and Chris Ngige also retained their portfolios as ministers of information and labour respectively. One significant change was the removal of power from Raji Fashola’s portfolio. The responsibility was subsequently handed over to Engr. Sale Mamman from Taraba.

See the full list below.

1 Uchechukwu Samson Ogah (Abia) – Mines And Steel, State

2. Muhammadu Bello (Adamawa) – Minister of FCT

3. God’swill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom) – Niger delta

4. Dr Chris Ngige (Anambra ) – Labour

5. Sharon Ikeazu (Anambra) – Environment, State

6. Adamu Adamu (Bauchi) – Education

7. Ambassador Mariam Kategu (Bauchi) – Trade

8. Timipre Sylvia (Bayelsa) — Petroleum, State

9. George Akume (Benue) — Special Duties

10. Mustapha Baba Shehuri (Borno) – Agriculture, State

11. Goddi Jeddi Agba (Cross River) — State Power

12. Festus Keyamo (Delta) — Niger Delta, State

13. Ogbonnaya Onu (Enugu) – Science and Technology

14. Dr. Osagie Ehanire (Edo) — Health

15. Clement Ikanade Agba (Edo) — Budget and National Planning, State

16. Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo (Ekiti) — Industry, Trade and Investment

17. Geoffrey Onyeama (Enugu) — Foreign Affairs

18. Dr. Ali Isa Pantami (Gombe) — Communication

19. Emeka Nwajuba (Imo) — Education, State

20. Suleiman Adamu (Jigawa) — Water Resources

21. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed (Kaduna) — Finance, Budget and National Planning

22. Dr. Mohammad Mahmoud (Kaduna) — Environment

23. Mohammed Sabo Nanono (Kano) — Agriculture

24. Maj. Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd) (Kano) — Defence

25. Hadi Sirika (Katsina) — Aviation

26. Abubakar Malami (Kebbi) — HAGF and Minister of Justice

27. Ramatu Tijani Aliyu (Kogi) — FCT, State

29. Lai Mohammed (Kwara) — Information and Culture

29. Gbemisola Saraki (Kwara) — Transportation, State

30. Babatunde Raji Fashola (Lagos) — Works and Housing

31. Adeleke Mamora – (Lagos) — Health, State

32. Mohammed A. Abdullahi (Nasarawa) — Science & Tech, State

33. Amb. Zubairu Dada (Niger) — Foreign Affairs, State

34. Olamilekan Adegbite (Ogun) — Mines & Steel Development

35. Sen. Omotayo Alasuadura (Ondo) — Labour, State

36. Rauf Aregbesola (Osun) — Interior

37. Sunday Dare (Oyo) — Youth and Sports

38. Dame Pauline Tallen (Plateau) — Women Affairs

39. Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers) — Transportation

40. Mohammed Maigari Dangyadi (Sokoto) — Police Affairs

41. Engr. Sale Mamman (Taraba) — Power

42. Abubakar D. Aliyu (Yobe) — Works and Housing, State

43. Sadiya Umar Faruk (Zamfara) –Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development

Written by Emeka Nweze

Content writer and contributor.

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