Wednesday, 18 March 2015

President Jonathan Swear-in Obanikoro & 7Others as Ministers

President Goodluck Jonathan today swore in Senator Musiliu Obanikoro and 7 others as Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.Obanikoro who was the former Defence Minister now takes charge as the new Minister of State for foreign affairs II

Other new ministers and their portfolio's are ; Senator Patricia Akwashiki (Information); Prof. Nicholas Ada (State, Foreign Affairs I);Rtd Col. Augustine Akobundu (Minister of State for Defence); Mr. Fidelis Nwankwo (State, Health); Mrs. Hauwa Bappa (State, Niger Delta Affairs); Senator Joel Ikeya (Labour and Productivity) and Mr. Kenneth Kobani (State, Industry, Trade and Investment).
Also, Khaliru Alhassan has been announced as the substantive Minister of Health. He takes over from Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu who resigned in October last year.

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