President Buhari's Full List of Ministers and Their Proposed Portfolio


Nigeria: President Muhammadu Buhari swore 43 members of his cabinet into office on Wednesday.

In the new list, the president is still the petroleum minister while Timipre Sylva, former Governor of Bayelsa State, is the new Minister of State. He replaced former ExxonMobil executive Emmanuel Kachikwu who was the country’s main representative at OPEC meetings.

The president also appointed Godswill Akpabio as Niger Delta Minister, with Adamu Adamu as Education Minister. Rotimi Ameachi to serve as Transportation.

New Ministries such as ministry of police affairs and ministry of humanitarian services were also created.

Nigeria's Buhari assigns cabinet portfolios on Wednesday 21, August, 2019.

Zainab Shasuna Ahmed - Kaduna, Finance, Budget and National Planning.

Geoffrey Onyeama - Enugu, Foreign Affairs.

Timipre Sylva - Petroleum of State.

Festus Keyamo - Delta, Niger Delta, State.

Sen. Omotayo Alasuadura - Ondo, Labour, State.

Osagie Ehanire - Edo, Health.

Abubakar Malami - Kebbi, HAGF and Minister of Justice

Here are the list of the newly appointed Ministers and their portfolios:

1. President Muhammadu Buhari – Minister of Petroleum.

2. Mohammed Musa Bello – Adamawa State – Minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

3. Godswill Akpabio – Akwa Ibom State – Minister of Niger Delta.

4. Chris Ngige – Anambra State – Minister Labour and Employment

5. Sharon Ikeazor – Anambra State – Minister of Environment

6. Adamu Adamu — Bauchi State – Minister of Education

7. Ambassador Maryam Katagum – Bauchi State – Minister of State Industry

8. Timipre Sylva – Bayelsa State – Minister of State for Petroleum

9. George Akume – Benue State – Minister of Special Duties

10. Mustapha Baba Shehuri – Borno State – Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development.

11. Goddy Jedy Agba – Cross River State – Minister of State, Power

12. Festus Keyamo – Delta State – Minister of State, for Niger Delta

13. Ogbonnaya Onu – Ebonyi State – Minister of Science and Technology

14. Osagie Ehanire — Edo State – Minister of Health

15. Clement Ike – Edo State — Minister of State for Budget

16. Richard Adeniyi Adebayo – Ekiti State – Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment.

17. Geoffrey Onyeama – Enugu State – Minister of Foreign Affairs

18. Ali Isa Pantami – Gombe State – Minister of Communication

19. Emeka Nwajiuba – Imo State – Minister of State for Education

20. Suleiman Adamu – Jigawa State – Minister of Water Resources

21. Zainab Ahmed – Kaduna State – Minister of Finance

22. Muhammad Mahmood – Kaduna State – State Environment

23. Sabo Nanono – Kano State – Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development

24. Bashir Salihi Magashi – Kano State – Minister of Defence

25. Hadi Sirika – Katsina State – Minister of Aviation

26. Abubakar Malami – Kebbi State – Minister of Justice/Attorney General of the Federation

27. Ramatu Tijjani – Kogi State – Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

28. Lai Mohammed – Kwara State – Minister of Information and Culture

29. Gbemisola Saraki – Kwara State – Minister of State, Transportation

30. Babatunde Fashola – Lagos State – Minister of Works and Housing

31. Adeleke Mamora – Lagos State – Minister of State for Health

32. Mohammed H. Abdullahi – Nasarawa State – Minister of State, Science and Technology.

33. Zubair Dada – Niger State – Minister of State, Foreign Affairs

34. Olamilekan Adegbite – Ogun State – Minister of Mines and Steel Development.

35. Tayo Alasoadura – Ondo State – Minister of State, Labour and Employment

36. Rauf Aregbesola – Osun State – Minister Interior

37. Sunday Dare – Oyo State – Minister of Youth and Sports

38. Paulen Tallen – Plateau State – Minister of Women Affairs

39. Rotimi Amaechi – Rivers State – Minister of Transportation

40. Maigari Dingyadi – Sokoto State – Minister of Police Affairs

41. Sale Mamman – Taraba State – Minister of Power

42. Abubakar D. Aliyu – Yobe State – Minister of State, Works and Housing

43. Sadiya Umar Faruk – Zamfara State – Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management.

44. Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah – Abia State – Minister of State Mines and Steel.


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