By Festus Fifen.
Nigeria President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Wednesday released the list of portfolios assigned to his ministerial appointees.
This is coming 80 days after he took over the reigns of the country from Muhammadu Buhari on May 29 2023.
The portfolio as released by the Presidency on Wednesday shows that Wale Edun as the minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Nyesome Wike as the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory and Festus Keyamo Manning the Aviation and Aerospace ministries respectively.
Others on the list includes,
Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Bosun Tuani, Minister of State, Environment and Ecological Management, Ishak Salako,
Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Bunmi Tunji and Minister of Power, Adedayo Adelabu.
Others assigned portfolios are Minister of State, Health and Social Welfare, Tunji Alausa, Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dele Alake, Minister of Tourism, Lola Ade-John, Minister of Transportation, Adegboyega Oyetola, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Doris Anite, Minister of Innovation Science and Technology, Uche Nnaji, Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Nkiruka Onyejeocha and Minister of Women Affairs, Uju Kennedy.
Also included are Minister of Works, David Umahi, Minister of Youth, Abubakar Momoh, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu, Minister of State, Gas Resources, Ekperikpe Ekpo, Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Heineken Lokpobiri, Minister of Sports Development, John Enoh.
It also includes Minister of Art, Culture and the Creative Economy, Hannatu Musawa, Minister of Defence, Mohammed Badaru, Minister of State Defence, Bello Matawalle, Minister of State Education, Yusuf T. Sunumu and Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Ahmed M. Dangiwa.
Others are Minister of State, Housing and Urban Development, Abdullah T. Gwarzo, Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Atiku Bagudu, Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory Mairiya Mahmoud, Minister of State, Water Resources and Sanitation, Bello M. Goronyo, Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Abubakar Kyari.
The list also had Minister of Education, Tahir Maman, Minister of Interior, Sa’Idu A. Alkali, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf M. Tuggar, Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Ali Pate, Minister of Police Affairs, Ibrahim Geidam, Minister of State, Steel Development, Maigari Ahmadu, Minister of Steel Development, Shuaibu A. Audu, Minister of Information and National Orientation, Muhammed Idris, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi, Minister of Labour and Employment, Simon Lalong.
The portfolio also includes Minister of State, Police Affairs, Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim, Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Govermental Affairs, Zephaniah Jisalo, Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Joseph Utsev and Minister of State, Agriculture and Food Security, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi.
A statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation says the ministers will be sworn in on Monday August 21, 2023.
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