After five months without ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari has finally inaugurated 36 ministers that were recently screened and cleared by the Senate.
The 36 ministers were also given their portfolios as former governor of Lagos state Babatunde Fashola stole the show with his appointment as the new minister of Power, Works and Housing.
The Presidency had earlier confirmed that the inauguration of the ministers will be carried out on Wednesday, November 11.
From a statement released by Femi Adesina, the special adviser on Media and Publicity to the president, it was revealed that the ministersare allowed to invite only two guests for their inauguration.
Just before the commencement of the inaugural session of the council, the ministers took the oaths of office in the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa.
The swearing-in ceremony lasted two hours, 30 minutes. It began promptly at 10:00 hours and ended at exactly 12:30pm.
Full List Below:
- Abubakar Malami – Minister of Justice
- Geoffrey Onyeama – Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Mohammed Dan Ali – Minister f Defence
- Adamu Adamu – Minister of Education
- Anthony Anwuka – State minister of Education
- Kemi Adeosun – Minister of Finance
- Okechukwu Enelemah – Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment
- Aisha Abubakar – State minister Industry, Trade and Investment
- Chris Ngige – Minister of Labor and Employment
- James Ocholi – State Minister of Labor and Employment
- Mohammed Bello – FCT Minister
- Abdulrahman Dambazzau – Interior Minister
- Udoma Udo Udoma – Minister of Budget and National Planning
- Zainab Ahmed – State Minister Budget and National Planning
- Emmanuel Ibe Kachiukwu – State Minister Petroleum resources
- Babatubde Fashola – Minister of Power, Works and Housing
- Mustapha Shehuri – State minister Power, Works, and Housing
- Audu Ogbeh – Minister of Agriculture and Rural development
- Heineken Lokpobiri – State minister Agriculture and Rural Development
- Chibuike Amaechi – Minister of Transportation
- Hadi Sirika – State Minister Aviation
- Isaac Folorunsho Adeoye – Minister of Health
- Osagie Ehanire – State Minister Health
- Aisha Alhassan – Minister of Women Affairs
- Usani Uguru – Minister Niger Delta Affairs
- Claudius Omoyele Daramola – State minister Niger Delta Affairs
- Adebayo Shittu – Minister of Communication
- Lai Mohammed – Minister of Information
- Amina Mohammed – Minister of Environment
- Ibrahim Jibrin – State Minister of Environment
- Suleiman Adamu – Minister of Water Resources
- Solomon Dalong – Minister of Youths and Sports
- Kayode Fayemi – Minister of Solid Mineral
- Abubakar Bwari – State Minister Solid Minerals
- Ogbonnaya Onu – Minister of Science and Technology