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Full List of President Tinubu’s Newly Appointed Ministers and their Portfolios

Full List of President Tinubu’s Newly Appointed Ministers and their Portfolios 

The long-anticipated designation of ministerial positions was announced yesterday by Ajuri Ngelaes, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, of which 45 of the 48 ministers have been appointed.

The President assigned portfolios to his 45 ministers on Wednesday, August 16, one week after they were assessed and confirmed by the Nigerian Senate.

President Tinubu has expanded the scope of governance and created some ministries to make a list of 33 ministries compared to his predecessor, former President Mohammed Buhari, who operated 27 ministries.

The new ministries are:

  • Ministry of Tourism
  • Ministry of Art, Culture and the Creative Economy
  • Ministry of Solid Minerals Development
  • Ministry of Steel Development
  • Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy

Some of the new ministries were created out of the existing ones, while a few have never existed in the political history of Nigeria.

Below is the list of the ministers and their assigned portfolios, as reported by Channels TV.

  • Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Bosun Tijani
  • Minister of State, Environment and Ecological Management, Ishak Salaco
  • Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy Wale Edun
  • Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Bunmi Tunji
  • Minister of Power, Adedayo Adelabu
  • Minister of State, Health and Social Welfare, Tunisia Alausa
  • Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dele Alake
  • Minister of Tourism, Lola Ade-John
  • Minister of Transportation, Adegboyega Oyetola
  • Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Doris Anite
  • Minister of Innovation Science and Technology, Uche Nnaji
  • Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Nkiruka Onyejeocha
  • Minister of Women Affairs, Uju Kennedy
  • Minister of Works, David Umahi
  • Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo
  • Minister of Youth, Abubakar Momoh
  • Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu
  • Minister of State, Gas Resources, Ekperikpe Ekpo
  • Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Heineken Lokpobiri
  • Minister of Sports Development, John Enoh
  • Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike
  • Minister of Art, Culture and the Creative Economy, Hannatu Musawa
  • Minister of Defence, Mohammed Badaru
  • Minister of State Defence, Bello Matawalle
  • Minister of State Education, Yusuf T. Sunumu
  • Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Ahmed M. Dangiwa
  • Minister of State, Housing and Urban Development, Abdullah T. Gwarzo
  • Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Atiku Bagudu
  • Minister of Environment and Ecological Management (Kaduna)
  • Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory, Mairiga Mahmud
  • Minister of State, Water Resources and Sanitation, Bello M. Goronyo
  • Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Abubakar Kyar
  • Minister of Education, Tahir Maman
  • Minister of Interior, Sa’Idu A. Alkali
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf M. Tuggar
  • Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Ali Pate
  • Minister of Police Affairs, Ibrahim Geidam
  • Minister of State, Steel Development, U. Maigari Ahmadu
  • Minister of Steel Development, Shuaibu A. Audu
  • Minister of Information and National Orientation, Muhammed Idris
  • Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi
  • Minister of Labour and Employment, Simon B. Lalong
  • Minister of State, Police Affairs, Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim
  • Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Zephaniah Jisalo
  • Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Joseph Utsev
  • Minister of State, Agriculture and Food Security, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi

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