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Buhari denies assigning portfolio to ministers

02 November 2015, 11:08

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has denied releasing any list that assigned portfolios to ministerial nominees, reports Vanguard.

Buhari, who spoke through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said the list did not emanate from him.

Adesina said the purported list of portfolios was not signed, noting that any communication from the Presidency must be officially signed.

He urged the public to ignore the list.

Also read: Buhari may swear in Amaechi, others on Wednesday

Below is the list alleged to have been approved by President Buhari.

Agric and Natural Resources Audu Ogbeh (Benue),

Agriculture and Natural Resources, Geoffrey Onyema (Enugu),

Attorney General, James Ocholi (Kogi),

Aviation Sen Hadi Sirika (Katsina) ,

Defense Abdulrahman Dambazau(Kano),

Defence (State) Dan Ali (Zamfara),

Education; Isaac Adewole (Osun) ,

FCT (State) Solomon Dalong (Plateau),

Federal Capital Territory Abubakar Bawa Bwari (Niger),

Finance; Okechukwu Enelamah (Abia)

Finance (State) Kemi Adeosun (Ogun) ,

Foreign Affairs . Kayode Fayemi- (Ekiti),

Foreign Affairs (State) Adamu Adamu (Bauchi) ,

Health Osagie Ehanire (Edo)

Information, Communication Technology Lai Mohammed (Kwara) ,

Interior Cladius Omoleye Daramola (Ondo) ,

Labour Prof Anthony Onwuka (Imo), 

Senate screens ministerial nominees on October 13, 2015

Mines and Steel Development Abubakar Malami (Kebbi) ,

National Planning Amina Mohammed (Gombe),

Niger Delta Affairs; Rotimi Amaechi,

Niger Delta Affairs (State) Pastor Usani Uguru (Cross River) ,

Petroleum Ibe Kachikwu (Delta),

Police Affairs Chris Ngige (Anambra),

Power Babatunde Fashola (Lagos) ,

Sports & Youth Development Heineken Lokpobiri (Bayelsa),

Trade and Investment Udo Udo Udoma (Akwa Ibom)


- News 24


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