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Tinubu Designates Wike as FCT Minister, Keyamo Takes Up Role in Aviation Ministry, and 43 Additional Appointments to Ministerial Roles Announced The roster of 45 ministers was unveiled through an official statement provided to Channels Television.

President Bola Tinubu Unveils Ministerial Portfolios for 45 Nominees

In a significant development, President Bola Tinubu has revealed the roles assigned to the 45 ministerial nominees, showcasing a diverse and experienced team to lead various government departments. Former Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has been entrusted with the Ministry of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), while the Ministry of Aviation will be helmed by Festus Keyamo. These appointments reflect a deliberate effort to harness specialized expertise across sectors.

The array of assignments includes Wale Edun, who will take on the dual role of Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister of the Economy. Adegboyega Oyetola will oversee the realm of Transportation, and David Umahi will head the Works Ministry. Festus Keyamo, in addition to his role in Aviation and Aerospace Development, will play a pivotal role in shaping this crucial sector. Betta Edu will lead the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, reflecting a commitment to addressing pressing social challenges.

The comprehensive list spans a wide range of portfolios, showcasing a government poised for action and reform. Bosun Tijani will serve as the Minister of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy, highlighting the focus on technological advancement. Other notable appointments include Yusuf M. Tuggar as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Lateef Fagbemi as the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice.

This unveiling of portfolios, made available through a statement issued , marks a significant step toward effective governance and a fresh chapter in Nigeria’s administrative landscape.

Full Ministerial List:

  1. Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy – Bosun Tijani
  2. Minister of State, Environment and Ecological Management – Ishak Salaco
  3. Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy – Wale Edun
  4. Minister of Marine and Blue Economy – Bunmi Tunji
  5. Minister of Power – Adedayo Adelabu
  6. Minister of State, Health and Social Welfare – Tunisia Alausa
  7. Minister of Solid Minerals Development – Dele Alake
  8. Minister of Tourism – Lola Ade-John
  9. Minister of Transportation – Adegboyega Oyetola
  10. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment – Doris Anite
  11. Minister of Innovation Science and Technology – Uche Nnaji
  12. Minister of State, Labour and Employment – Nkiruka Onyejeocha
  13. Minister of Women Affairs – Uju Kennedy
  14. Minister of Works – David Umahi
  15. Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development – Festus Keyamo
  16. Minister of Youth – Abubakar Momoh
  17. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation – Betta Edu
  18. Minister of State, Gas Resources – Ekperikpe Ekpo
  19. Minister of State, Petroleum Resources – Heineken Lokpobiri
  20. Minister of Sports Development – John Enoh
  21. Minister of Federal Capital Territory – Nyesom Wike
  22. Minister of Art, Culture and the Creative Economy – Hannatu Musawa
  23. Minister of Defence – Mohammed Badaru
  24. Minister of State Defence – Bello Matawalle
  25. Minister of State Education – Yusuf T. Sunumu
  26. Minister of Housing and Urban Development – Ahmed M. Dangiwa
  27. Minister of State, Housing and Urban Development – Abdullah T. Gwarzo
  28. Minister of Budget and Economic Planning – Atiku Bagudu
  29. Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory – Mairiga Mahmud
  30. Minister of State, Water Resources and Sanitation – Bello M. Goronyo
  31. Minister of Agriculture and Food Security – Abubakar Kyar
  32. Minister of Education – Tahir Maman
  33. Minister of Interior – Sa’Idu A. Alkali
  34. Minister of Foreign Affairs – Yusuf M. Tuggar
  35. Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare – Ali Pate
  36. Minister of Police Affairs – Ibrahim Geidam
  37. Minister of State, Steel Development – U. Maigari Ahmadu
  38. Minister of Steel Development – Shuaibu A. Audu
  39. Minister of Information and National Orientation – Muhammed Idris
  40. Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice – Lateef Fagbemi
  41. Minister of Labour and Employment – Simon B. Lalong
  42. Minister of State, Police Affairs – Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim
  43. Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs – Zephaniah Jisalo
  44. Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation – Joseph Utsev
  45. Minister of State, Agriculture and Food Security – Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi
  46. Minister of Environment and Ecological Management (Kaduna)
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This comprehensive list underscores the commitment to governance excellence and a future-oriented approach to address the nation’s challenges and aspirations.

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