Shekarau becomes education minister, others get portfolios

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday assigned portfolios to the four new ministers recently confirmed by the Senate.

President Jonthan Swears In New Ministers July 2014 BN News July 2014 BellaNaija.com 01 - Shekarau becomes education minister, others get portfoliosThe new ministers and their portfolios are: Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau- Minister of Education; Dr. Stephen Oru- Minister of Niger Delta Affairs; Mr. Adedayo Adeyeye -Minister of State, Works; and Dr. Abdul Bulama -Minister of Science and Technology.

Jonathan directed the erstwhile Minister of State, Works, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda, to take over as the Minister of State, Finance.

He also told him to continue supervising the Ministry of National Planning until a substantive minister is named.

The President made the announcements after swearing in the new ministers and shortly before the commencement of the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting.

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In his short remarks, he said the ministers’ appointment could not be described as enviable because they were brought in at a time when Nigerians expected a lot from them.

He urged them to perform, not only to satisfy him but all Nigerians.

The Corp-Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Osita Chidoka, later decorated Jonathan as the Grand Patron of the Special Corp Marshal.

One Response to "Shekarau becomes education minister, others get portfolios"

  1. Odaro Isaac
    Odaro Isaac   July 11, 2014 at 12:08 am

    Old bloods
    Old criminals

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