President Bola Tinubu has assigned portfolios to the ministerial nominees recently cleared for appointment by the Senate of the National Assembly.
Appointing the portfolios, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu named former Nyesom Wike as Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Other portfolios as released by the President on Wednesday are as follows:
Ministers of Defence Mohammed Badaru, Housing and Urban Development, Ahmed Dangiwa, Labour and Employment, Simon Lalong.
Also named by President Tinubu are Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Bosun Tuani,
Minister of State, Environment and Ecological Management, Ishak Salaco, 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, Alausa.
Minister of Solid Minerals Development is 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, and Minister of Youth, Abubakar Momoh.
Others are: Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu, Minister of State, Gas Resources, Ekperikpe Ekpo
Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Lokpobiri, Minister of Sports Development, John Enoh.
Presidential Spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale however, could not confirm the exact date for the swearing in and inauguration. But it was gathered that a ministerial retreat for the ministers will take place before the swearing in ceremony.
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