Breaking: Buhari assigns portfolio to Ministers, retains Petroleum, splits Transportation

President Muhammadu Buhari has assigned portfolios to the country’s Ministers, who will make up the Federal Executive Council.
The President assigned the portfolios at the swearing in of the Ministers on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Buhari, however, retained the portfolio of the Minister of Petroleum Resources, with Timi Sylva as the Minister of State for the Ministry.
For the Transportation Ministry, the President had it split into two.
In the last four years, Aviation had been subsumed under the Ministry of Transportation, but it is now a Ministry on its own.

The Ministers and Ministers of State and their portfolios
Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah (Abia State) – Minister of State, Mines and Steel |Development
Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa State) – Minister of the Federal Capital Territory
Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom State) – Minister of Niger Delta
Chris Ngige (Anambra State) – Minister of Labour and Productivity
Sharon Ikeazor (Anambra State) – Minister of State Environment
Adamu Adamu (Bauchi State) – Minister of Education
Ambassador Maryam Katagun (Bauchi State) – Minister of State, Industry, Trade and Investment
Timipre Sylva (Bayelsa State) Minister of State, Petroleum
George Akume (Benue State) – Minister of Special Duties
Mustapha Baba Shehuri (Borno State) – Minister of State, Agric and Rural Development
Goddy Jedy Agba (Cross River State) – Minister of State, Power
Festus Keyamo (Delta State) – Minister of State, Niger Delta
Ogbonnaya Onu (Ebonyi State) – Minister of Science and Technology
Osagie Ehanire (Edo State) – Minister of Health
Clement Ike (Edo State) – Minister of Budget and National Planning
Richard Adeniyi Adebayo (Ekiti State) – Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment
Geoffrey Onyeama (Enugu State) – Minister of Foreign Affairs
Ali Isa Pantami (Gombe State) – Minister of Communications
Emeka Nwajiuba (Imo State) – Minister of State, Education
Suleiman Adamu (Jigawa State) – Minister of Water Resources
Zainab Ahmed (Kaduna State) – Minister of Finance
Muhammad Mahmood (Kaduna State) – Minister of Environment
Sabo Nanono (Kano State) – Minister of Agriculture and Development
Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (Kano State) – Minister of Defence
Hadi Sirika (Katsina State) – Minister of Aviation
Abubakar Malami (Kebbi State) – Minister of Justice
Ramatu Tijjani (Kogi State) – Minister of State, FCT
Lai Mohammed (Kwara State) – Minister of Information and Culture
Gbemisola Saraki (Kwara State) – Minister of State, Transportation
Babatunde Fashola (Lagos State) – Minister of Works and Housing
Adeleke Mamora (Lagos State) – Minister of State, Health
Mohammed H. Abdullahi (Nasarawa State) – Minister of State, Science and Technology
Zubair Dada (Niger State) – Minister of State, Foreign Affairs
Olamilekan Adegbite (Ogun State) – Minister of Mines and Steel development
Tayo Alasoadura (Ondo State) – Minister of State, Labour
Rauf Aregbesola (Osun State) – Minister of Interior
Sunday Dare (Oyo State) – Minister of Youths and Sports
Paulen Tallen (Plateau State) – Minister of Women Affairs
Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers State) – Minister of Transportation
Maigarai Dingyadi (Sokoto State) – Minister of Police Affairs
Sale Mamman (Taraba State) – Minister of Power
Abubakar D. Aliyu (Yobe State) – Minister of State for Works and Housing
Sadiya Umar Faruk (Zamfara State) – Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.