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Mamora now ‘senior minister’ as Buhari reshuffles cabinet

Mamora now ‘senior minister’ as Buhari reshuffles cabinet
July 06
11:07 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari has reshuffled his cabinet with newly-designated ministers given portfolios.

TheCable understands that 11 ministerial positions are affected in the reshufflement.

Below is the list of the ministers’ new portfolios:

  • Adeleke Mamora/minister of science and technology (formerly minister of state, health)
  • Mu’azu Jaji Sambo/minister of transportation (formerly minister of power)
  • Umanna Okon Umanna/minister of Niger Delta
  • Sharon Ikeazor/minister of state, Niger Delta (formerly minister of state, environment)
  • Gbemisola Saraki/minister of state, mines and steel development (formerly minister of state, transportation)
  • Umar Ibrahim EI-Yakub/minister of state, works and housing
  • Goodluck Nanah Opiah/minister of state, education
  • Ekumankama Joseph Nkama/minister of state, health
  • Ikoh Henry Ikechukwu/minister of state, science and technology
  • Odum Udi/minister of state, environment
  • Ademola Adewole Adegoroye/minister of state, transportation.

Seven ministers whose appointment was confirmed by the senate on June 29 were sworn in by the president before the federal executive council (FEC) meeting.

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The ministers — Umanna, El-Yakub, Opiah, Nkama, Udi, Adegoroye and Ikechukwu — were appointed to fill in the vacuum left by Rotimi Amaechi, Ogbonnaya Onu and five others who resigned in May to pursue political ambitions.

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