Wednesday, November 11, 2015 12:34 pm
President Muhammadu Buhari has distributed portfolios to his 36 ministers, with former Lagos State governor , Babatunde Fashola, given the enlarged ministry of power, works and housing.
Contrary to expectations, Lt General Dambazau was sent to Interior Ministry, instead of Defence.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed will be in charge of information ministry.
Rotimi Amaechi is the new minister of transport, while Senator Udo Udoma will take care of the new Budget and National Planning Ministry. Kemi Adeosun bagged Finance Ministry.
Senator Hadi Sirika will work with Amaechi in the Transport ministry as minister of state for aviation.
Audu Ogbeh gets Agriculture and rural development., while Kayode Fayemi is in charge of Solid Minerals ministry.
Dr Geoffrey Onyeamah will be in charge of foreign affairs.
Here is the full List of ministers and their portfolios:
Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers)– Minister of Transport
Chris Ngige (Anambra)–Minister of Labour and Employment
Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti)–Minister of Solid Minerals
Babatunde Fashola (Lagos)–Minister of Power, Works and Housing
Abdulrahman Dambazau (Kano)–Minister of Interior
Aisha Alhassan (Taraba)–Minister of Women Affairs
Ogbonnaya Onu (Ebonyi)–Science and Technology
Kemi Adeosun (Ogun)–Minister of Finance
Abubakar Malami (Kebbi)– Minister of Justice
Hadi Sirika (Katsina)–Minister of State for Aviation
Suleiman Adamu (Jigawa)–Minister of Water Resources
Solomon’ Sankara’ Dalong (Plateau)–Minister of Youths and Sports
Ibe Kachikwu (Delta)–Minister of State for Petroleum
Osagie Ehanire (Edo)–Minister of State for Health
Audu Ogbeh (Benue)–Minister of Agriculture
Udo Udo Udoma (Akwa Ibom)–Minister of Budget and National Planning
Lai Mohammed (Kwara)–Minister of Information
Amina Mohammed (Gombe)–Minister of Environment
Ibrahim Usman Jibril (Nasarawa)–Minister of State, Environment
Anthony Onwuka (Imo), Minister State for Education
Muhammadu Bello (Adamawa)–Minister of FCT
Adamu Adamu (Bauchi)–Minister of Education
Okechukwu Enelamah (Abia)–Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment
Aisha Abubakar (Sokoto)Minister of State for Trade, Industry and Investment
Khadija Bukar Abba (Yobe) Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
Claudius Daramola (Ondo)–Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs
Geoffrey Onyeama (Enugu)–Minister of Foreign Affairs
Monsur Dan-Ali (Zamfara)–Minister of Defence
James Ocholi (Kogi) Minister of State for Labour
Zainab Ahmed (Kaduna) Minister of State for Budget
Mustapha Shehuri (Borno) Minister of State for Power
Heineken Lokpobiri (Bayelsa)–Minister of State for Agriculture
Isaac Adewole Folorunsho (Osun)–Minister of Health
Usani Usani Uguru (Cross River)–Minister of Niger Delta
Abubakar Bwari Bawa (Niger)–Minister of State for Solid Minerals
Adebayo Shittu (Oyo)–Minister of Communications
Muhammadu Buhari–Minister of Petroleum