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Buhari swears in, assigns portfolios to new ministers

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  • Amaechi, Lai, Bello, Ngige retain positions
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, announced the portfolios of 43 new ministers, shortly after swearing them in at the State House, Abuja.
The Senate had earlier screened and cleared the 43 nominees sent by President Muhammadu Buhari on July 30, 2019.
However, some Ministers; Lai Mohammed, Mohammed Bello, Rotimi Amaechi and Chris Ngige, still maintained their former positions.
Below is a full list of the new ministers and their assigned portfolios:
1. Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah (Abia) – Mines and Steel Development, State
2. Muhammed Musa Bello (Adamawa) – FCT
3. Sen. Godswill Obot Akpabio (Akwa Ibom) – Niger Delta
4. Chris Ngige (Anambra) – Labour & Employment
5. Sharon Ikeazor (Anambra) – Environment, State
6. Adamu Adamu (Bauchi) – Education
7. Amb Maryam Katagum (Bauchi) – Industry, Trade and Investment, State
8. Timipre Silva (Bayelsa) -Petroleum, State
9. Sen. George Akume (Benue) – Special Duties
10. Mustapha Baba Shehuri (Borno) – Agriculture, State
11. Godwin Jedi-Agba (Cross River) – Power, State
12. Festus Keyamo (Delta) – Niger Delta, State
13. Ogbonnaya Onu (Ebonyi) – 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
28. 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 Devpt
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

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