President Muhammadu Buhari has finally announced the long-awaited portfolios of ministers, who were sworn in on Wednesday, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Buhari named himself Minister of Petroleum, while Ibe Kachikwu (Delta State) was named Minister of State (Petroleum).
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday named a former governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), the Minister of Power, Works and Housing.
The ministry is a merger of three ministries: Power, Works as well as Housing, Land and Urban Development.
The President, shortly after inaugurating the ministers, also named a former governor of Rivers State, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister for Transportation.
Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers)–Transportation
Chris Ngige (Anambra)–Labour and Employment
Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti)–Solid Minerals
Babatunde Fashola (Lagos)–Power, Works and Housing
Abdulrahman Dambazau (Kano)–Interior
Aisha Alhassan (Taraba)–Women Affairs
Kemi Adeosun (Ogun)–Finance
Abubakar Malami (Kebbi)–Justice
Hadi Sirika (Katsina)–State for Aviation
Suleiman Adamu (Jigawa)–Water Resources
Solomon Dalong (Plateau)–Youths and Sports
Ibe Kachikwu (Delta)–State for Petroleum
Osagie Ehanire (Edo)–State for Health
Audu Ogbeh (Benue)–Agriculture
Udo Udo Udoma (Akwa Ibom)–Budget and National Planning
Lai Mohammed (Kwara)–Information
Ibrahim Usman Jibril (Nasarawa)–State, Environment
Anthony Onwuka (Imo), State for Education
Muhammadu Bello (Adamawa)–FCT
Adamu Adamu (Bauchi)–Education
Okechukwu Enelamah (Abia)–Industry Trade and Investment
Aisha Abubakar (Sokoto) State for Trade, Industry and Investment
Khadija Bukar Abba (Yobe), State for Foreign Affairs
Claudius Daramola (Ondo)–State, Niger Delta
Geoffrey Onyeama (Enugu)–Foreign Affairs
Monsur Dan-Ali (Zamfara)–Defence
James Ocholi (Kogi), State for Labour
Zainab Ahmed (Kaduna), State for Budget
Mustapha Shehuri (Borno)–State for Power
Heineken Lokpobiri (Bayelsa)–State for Agric
Isaac Adewole Folorunsho (Osun)–Health
Usani Usani Uguru (Cross River)– Niger Delta
Abubakar Bwari Bawa (Niger)–State for Solid Minerals
Adebayo Shittu (Oyo)–Communications