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Tinubu To Swear In 45 Ministers Monday

President Bola Tinubu will on Monday swear-in 45 ministers to form a cabinet that will coordinate the implementation of his government’s policies and programmes in delivering good governance.

The event scheduled to hold at the conference center of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, will be attended by family members of the ministers’ designate who have already been assigned portfolios.

Presidency sources told hints that the ministers who are expected to resume work immediately, will thereafter, proceed on a retreat organized by the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) later in the week, where they will be coached on their respective duties by experts. 

President Tinubu on July 27 forwarded a list of 28 nominees to the senate for screening and confirmation. A list of the second batch contained 19 nominees.

The Senate had cleared the nominees by voice vote at the Committee of the Whole on August 7.

The confirmation of three of the nominees, former Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Stella Okotete (Delta State), and Abubakar Danladi (Taraba State), whose nominations were kept abeyance and are still undergoing security clearance. 

The ministers are currently carrying out documentation at the SGF’s office.

Full List of the ministers;

Minister of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy – Bosun Tijani

Minister of State, Environment and Ecological Management – Ishak Salako

Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy – Wale Edun

Minister of Marine and Blue Economy – Bunmi Tunji

Minister of Power – Adedayo Adelabu

Minister of State, Health and Social Welfare – Tunji Alausa

Minister of Solid Minerals Development- Dele Alake

Minister of Tourism- Lola Ade-John

Minister of Transportation-  Adegboyega Oyetola

Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment –Doris Anite

Minister of Innovation Science and Technology- Uche Nnaji

Minister of State, Labour and Employment- Nkiruka Onyejeocha

Minister of Women Affairs- Uju Kennedy

Minister of Works David Umahi

Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development- Festus Keyamo

Minister of Youth- Abubakar Momoh

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation- Betta Edu

Minister of State, Gas Resources- Ekperikpe Ekpo

Minister of State, Petroleum Resources- Heineken Lokpobiri

Minister of Sports Development,  John Enoh

Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike

Minister of Art, Culture and the Creative Economy, Hannatu Musawa

Minister of Defence – Mohammed Badaru

Minister of State Defence- Bello Matawalle

Minister of State Education-  Yusuf T. Sunumu

Minister of Housing and Urban Development – Ahmed M. Dangiwa

Minister of State, Housing and Urban Development – Abdullah T. Gwarzo

Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Atiku Bagudu

Minister of Environment and Ecological Management, (Kaduna)

Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory, Mairiga Mahmud

Minister of State, Water Resources and Sanitation, Bello M. Goronyo

Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Abubakar Kyari

Minister of Education, Tahir Maman

Minister of Interior,  Sa’Idu A. Alkali

Minister of Foreign Affairs-  Yusuf M. Tuggar

Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Ali Pate

Minister of Police Affairs, Ibrahim Geidam

Minister of State, Steel Development, U. Maigari Ahmadu

Minister of Steel Development, Shuaibu A. Audu

Minister of Information and National Orientation, Muhammed Idris

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi

Minister of Labour and Employment, Simon B. Lalong

Minister of State, Police Affairs, Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim

Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Zephaniah Jisalo

Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Joseph Utsev

Minister of State, Agriculture and Food Security, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi.


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