LIST OF MINISTERS AND THEIR PORTFOLIOS; HERE IS THE STATE THAT WAS OMITTED…

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Finally, the ministerial list is out and the president of Nigeria~ Muhammadu Buhari indeed considered a lot of things. From, this list, I can boldly say the president truly has listening ears.

So, Fashola was stripped off the “Minister of Power” post and was assigned the “Minister of Works and Housing” responsibility alone. If you can recall, the former Governor of Lagos State was handling the two ministerial posts which was quite cumbersome for him. Nigerians even complained and said he did poorly in the power sector.

Now, the president after removing Fashola as the “minister of power” and leaving him only with the “minister of housing and works” responsibility, some Nigerians are still complaining. They were really complaining about this and asking why Fashola was removed. I am like “Ah ah! What exactly

do my Nigerian people want?”

Kilode? Ogini? Menene (What?) What happened na? I mean, the last four years that Fashola handled the two posts, they insulted Fashola and even the president saying it was wrong to give two posts to one person. They also said the responsibilities were too much for one person to handle. Perhaps, these and more was what the returning president considered in people’s complains that he decided to strip Fashola off one of the ministerial posts leaving him only with one.

Can you just imagine that after the president did this, these same Nigerians again complained about the president’s decision to strip him off one of the posts. Mtchew, some people are not okay rara.

Ehen, back to the new ministerial lists and the state that got posts jare. So I searched and searched, looking for the State that was omitted, but there was none o. All the 36 states in Nigeria were included, just that some states like Anambra, Bauchi, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara and Lagos got two portfolios bringing in total 43 ministers and posts.

Including all states shows that the President again listened to the complains of Nigerians and indeed has the best interest of the country at heart. If you recall, 4 years ago, Nigerians criticized the President saying that he only gave northerners ministerial post.

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1. Dr . Ikechukwu Ogah ( Abia State ) – Minister of State , Mines and Steel Development.

2. Mohammed Musa Bello ( Adamawa State ) – Minister of the Federal Capital Territory.

3. Godswill Akpabio ( Akwa Ibom State ) – Minister of Niger Delta.

4. Chris Ngige ( Anambra State ) – Minister of Labour and Employment.

5. Sharon Ikeazor ( Anambra State ) – Minister of State Environment.

6. Adamu Adamu ( Bauchi State ) -Minister of Education.

7. Ambassador Maryam Katagun ( Bauchi State ) -Minister of State , Industry , Trade and Investment.

8. Timipre Sylva ( Bayelsa State ) Minister of State , Petroleum under the President.

9. George Akume ( Benue State ) -Minister of Special Duties.

10. Mustapha Baba Shehuri ( Borno State ) – Minister of State , Agric and Rural Development.

11. Goddy Jedy Agba ( Cross River State ) – Minister of State , Power.

12. Festus Keyamo ( Delta State ) -Minister of State , Niger Delta.

13. Ogbonnaya Onu ( Ebonyi State ) -Minister of Science and Technology.

14. Osagie Ehanire ( Edo State ) -Minister of Health.

15. Clement Ike ( Edo State ) -Minister of Budget and National Planning.

16. Richard Adeniyi Adebayo ( Ekiti State ) – Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment.

17. Geoffrey Onyeama ( Enugu State ) – Minister of Foreign Affairs.

18. Ali Isa Pantami ( Gombe State ) -Minister of Communications.

19. Emeka Nwajiuba ( Imo State ) -Minister of State , Education.

20. Suleiman Adamu ( Jigawa State ) – Minister of Water Resources.

21. Zainab Ahmed ( Kaduna State ) – Minister of Finance

22. Muhammad Mahmood ( Kaduna State ) – Minister of Environment.

23. Sabo Nanono ( Kano State ) -Minister of Agriculture and Development.

24. Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi ( Kano State ) – Minister of Defence.

25. Hadi Sirika ( Katsina State ) -Minister of Aviation.

26. Abubakar Malami ( Kebbi State ) – Minister of Justice.

27. Ramatu Tijjani ( Kogi State ) -Minister of State , FCT.

28. Lai Mohammed ( Kwara State ) – Minister of Information and Culture.

29. Gbemisola Saraki ( Kwara State ) -Minister of State , Transportation.

30. Babatunde Fashola ( Lagos State ) – Minister of Works and Housing.

31. Adeleke Mamora ( Lagos State ) – Minister of State , Health.

32. Mohammed H . Abdullahi ( Nasarawa State ) – Minister of State , Science and Technology.

33. Zubair Dada ( Niger State ) -Minister of State , Foreign Affairs.

34. Olamilekan Adegbite ( Ogun State ) -Minister of Mines and Steel development.

35. Tayo Alasoadura ( Ondo State ) -Minister of State , Labour.

36. Rauf Aregbesola ( Osun State ) – Minister of Interior.

37. Sunday Dare ( Oyo State ) -Minister of Youths and Sports.

38. Paulen Talen ( Plateau State ) -Minister of Women Affairs.

39. Rotimi Amaechi ( Rivers State ) -Minister of Transportation.

40. Maigarai Dingyadi ( Sokoto State ) Minister of Police Affairs.

41. Sale Mamman ( Taraba State ) – Minister of Power.

42. Abubakar D . Aliyu ( Yobe State ) – Minister of State for Works and Housing.

43. Sadiya Umar Faruk ( Zamfara State ) -Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.

List gotten from the PUNCH

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Meanwhile, the president urged Muslims to build harmony with other faiths this last Ramadan; I love that utterance!

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Born in the 80’s, Ogefash picked up writing early in her secondary school days at International School, Lagos. She took it professionally after her university days at the University of Lagos where she graduated from the Department of Mass Communication. She is a writer of several short stories some of which have been published in the magazines. Some of her popular stories are: A Night to Remember, The Special Gift, Haunted, Preparing Ahead of Time amongst others. Her novel "Looming Danger" published in December 2015, was highly recommended by people. She has worked with several media outlets some of which are Spur Magazine and Upcoming Magazine. With her love for children, she took up the task of supervising and taking care of children at the After School Department of Heritage School before her resignation. Her unique strory telling and song teaching skills endeared her more to the kids she worked with. Oge is a goal getter, a pace setter and always strives for excellence. She likes to impact and solve problems in a creative way in a challenging position. She has in-depth knowledge in reporting and editing. She is a seasoned writer and very passionate about her work. Interestingly, her blog is the first in Nigeria to start reviewing Nigerian and foreign movies and also write the plots scene by scene. Ogefash blog is also the first to give a detailed analysis about music and artistes in Nigeria and abroad. Ogefash says "I don't keep male friends because they always want to have sex with me. I don't keep female friends because they are always bitchy and envious. I only keep people I can call more than a friend!" Ogefash has an affinity for TV reality shows. In 2018, she represented Nigeria in the PanAfrican TV reality game show "The Maltavator Challenge" powered by Nigeria's number one malt drink packed full of energy giving vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B6;Malta Guinness. The show brought together four African countries Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia and Coted'ivoire who competed for the grand prize of 20,000 dollars. Undaunted by any task in her field, Oge is highly energetic and creative. She is a rare gem and a gift to this generation.

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