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Presidency calls report of ministers portfolios fake news

The Presidency Thursday said that list of ministers with their respective portfolios circulating the social media space is fake news. The list did not emanate from President Muhammadu Buhari said Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Hamad on his official twitter handle.


” DISREGARD any list pls. Portfolio will be announced by Mr. President after their inauguration as Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Hamad said “So someone makes a list of Ministers-Designate and assigned portfolio for them.

The fake list has gone viral in most social media space.


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