Amaechi, Fashola, others retain portfolios

Rotimi Amaechi and Babatunde Fashola


At least twelve of the newly sworn-in ministers have retained the portfolios that they held during the first term tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Buhari announced the portfolios assigned to the ministers after their swearing-in at the Aso Villa on Tuesday.

The ministers who retained their portfolios include Rotimi Amaechi (Minister of Transportation), Chris Ngige (Minister of Labour and Employment), Hadi Sirika (Minister of Aviation),  Geoffrey Onyeama (Minister of Foreign Affairs), Suleiman Adamu, (Minister of Water Resources), Mohammed Musa Bello (Minister of the Federal Capital Territory), Adamu Adamu (Minister of Education).

Others are Ogbonnaya Onu (Minister of Science and Technology), Suleiman Adamu (Minister of Water Resources), Zainab Ahmed (Minister of Finance), Abubakar Malami (Minister of Justice) and Lai Mohammed (Minister of Information and Culture).

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