President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday, forwarded to the Senate a list of his new ministers. The Minister of Transport – Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Power, Works and Housing – Babatunde Fashola, Minister of State of aviation – Hadi Sirika were amongst names of ministers reappointed.
Other notable names reappointed on the list are the Minister of Labour and Employment- Chris Ngige, The FCT Minister- Alhaji Muhammad Musa Bello, The Minister of State of Power, Works and Housing- Mustapha Baba Shehuri, and The Minister of Finance – Zainab Ahmed.
Those who made it as ministers in Buhari’s first tenure but which names were not included this time are as follows: The immediate past Minister of State for Petroleum Resources – Dr. Ibe Kachikwu; past Minister of Youth and Sports – Barrister Solomon Dalung; immediate past Minister of Communications – Mr. Adebayo Shittu, past Minister of Defence – Mansur Dan Ali.
Others are former Minister of industry, trade and investment – Dr Okechukwu Enelamah, the minister of state in the ministry – Aisha Abubakar, Former minister of interior – Lt. General Abdulrahman Dambazau. Also, former Minister of Budget and National Planning- Udoma Udo Udoma, and Ex-Niger Delta Minister- Usani Uguru Usani
Others are: Omole Daramola, minister of state in Niger Delta Ministry and Anthony Onwuka, minister of state in education ministry.
There were a few new notable names in the ministerial list. The names include; Godswill Akpabio, Sharon Ikeazor, Timipre Sylva, George Akume, Goddy Jedy Agba, Festus Keyamo, Gbemisola Saraki, Rauf Aregbesola.