Babatunde Fashola Named Minister of Power, Works and Housing

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Former Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has been appointed the Minister of Power, Works and Housing in the new cabinet put together by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Mustapha Shehuri has been named State Minister Power, Works, and Housing and the post of Permanent Secretary was also filled yesterday by Louis Edozian.

President Muhammadu Buhari today swore in 36 ministers at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The 36 ministers who took oath of office are – Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers)-Transportation, Chris Ngige (Anambra)-Labour and Employment, Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti)-Solid Minerals, Babatunde Fashola (Lagos)–Power, Works and Housing, Abdulrahman Dambazau (Kano)-Interior.

Others are – Aisha Alhassan (Taraba)-Women Affairs, Ogbonnaya Onu (Ebonyi)–Science and Technology, Kemi Adeosun (Ogun)–Finance, Abubakar Malami (Kebbi)-Justice, Hadi Sirika (Katsina)-State for Aviation, Suleiman Adamu (Jigawa)-Water Resources, Solomon Dalong (Plateau)–Youths and Sports, Ibe Kachikwu (Delta)–State for Petroleum.

Also sworn in are – Osagie Ehanire (Edo)-State for Health, Audu Ogbeh (Benue)-Agriculture, Udo Udo Udoma (Akwa Ibom)-Budget and National Planning, Lai Mohammed (Kwara)-Information, Amina Mohammed (Gombe)–Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril (Nasarawa)-State, Environment

Others are Anthony Onwuka (Imo), State for Education, Muhammadu Bello (Adamawa)-FCT, Adamu Adamu (Bauchi)-Education, Okechukwu Enelamah (Abia)-Industry Trade and Investment, Aisha Abubakar (Sokoto) State for Trade, Industry and Investment, Khadija Bukar Abba (Yobe), State for Foreign Affairs.

Claudius Daramola (Ondo)–State, Niger Delta, Geoffrey Onyeama (Enugu)–Foreign Affairs, Monsur Dan-Ali (Zamfara)-Defence, James Ocholi (Kogi), State for Labour, Zainab Ahmed (Kaduna), State for Budget, Mustapha Shehuri (Borno)–State for Power, Heineken Lokpobiri (Bayelsa)–State for Agric, Isaac Adewole Folorunsho (Osun)-Health, Usani Usani Uguru (Cross River)– Niger Delta, Abubakar Bwari Bawa (Niger)-State for Solid Minerals, Adebayo Shittu (Oyo)–Communications  completed the list.

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