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Buhari Fails To Name Petroleum Minister

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During the swearing-in of appointed ministers on Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari named ministers for every ministry except the Ministry of Petroleum Resources.

Despite the fact that crude oil is Nigeria’s major resource, there are concerns that there may not be a substantive minister for the ministry for the second time under Buhari’s presidency.​

President Muhammadu Buhari is still in charge of the petroleum ministry as he announced Timipre Sylva as minister of state for petroleum.

Lai Mohammed (information), Chris Ngige (labour) and Mohammed Bello (federal capital territory), Rotimi Amaechi are among the ministers who retained their portfolios.

Godswill Akpabio was appointed minister of Niger Delta affairs; Festus Keyamo, minister of state for Niger Delta; Rauf Aregbesola, minister of interior The president assigned portfolios to his ministers after swearing them in at the council chamber of the presidential villa in Abuja.

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling party, Bisi Akande, a chieftain of the ruling party, were among those who attended the programme.

You can click here for the full list of ministers.