Aug 10, 2022

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Cabinet reshuffle: Full list of newly sworn in ministers, portfolios –

During the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, July 6th, the Senate approval of the ministerial nominees was implemented.

The President sworn in the Tried and Confirmed Ministers with the various ministries they are to lead and finally made them known to the public.

Below is the list of newly sworn ministers and their portfolios:

  1. Adeleke Mamora – Minister of Science and Technology (formerly Minister of State and Health)
  2. Mu’ azu Jaji Sambo – Minister of Transport (Former Minister of Energy)
  3. Umanna Okon Umanna – Minister of the Niger Delta
  4. Sharon Ikeazor – Minister of State of the Niger Delta (Former Minister of State, Environment)
  5. Gbemisola Saraki – Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development (Former Minister of State, Transport)
  6. Umar Ibrah im EI-Yakub – Minister of State, Works and Housing
  7. Goodluck Nanah Opiah – Minister of State, Education
  8. Ekumankama Joseph Nkama – Minister of State, Health
  9. Ikoh Henry Ikechukwu – Minister of State, Science and Technology
  10. Odum Udi – Minister of State, Environment
  11. Ademola Adewole Adegoroye – Minister of State, Transport

The Presidency’s full statement on the new development is included in the Facebook post by Buhari Sallau, a media adviser to the President.

Buhari inaugurates new transport minister, reshuffles cabinet

It was noted that 11 ministerial positions were filled, as during the (FEC- meeting chaired by Buhari on Wednesday.

The President also sworn in other ministerial candidates already appointed by the Nationa lmeeting reviewed and approved.

According to Channels TV, the sworn in are Henry Ikoh (Abia), Umana Okon Umana (Akwa-Ibom), Udi Odum (Rivers), Ademola Adegoroye ( Ondo), Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub (Kano), Goodluck Nana Opiah (Imo) and Ekumankama Nkama (Ebonyi).

2023 Presidency: Buhari talks about ex-minister who will succeed him

Meanwhile, during a farewell meeting with Nigerian ministers who have officially resigned, Buhari noted that if one of them succeeds him, it will be a legacy to the country.

President Buhari’s remark was based on the belief that each of the outgoing ministers who will inherit his seat in 2023 will serve Nigeria with the same competence they have shown in his cabinet have.

Source: Legit.n g