Photos: Senator Musiliu Obanikoro & 7 Others New Nigerian Ministers Sworn in Today


CAYcmj6WMAEaiwVPresident Goodluck Ebele Jonathan swore Senator Musiliu Obanikoro as the new Nigerian Minister of State II Foreign Affairs & 7 others in at the State House this morning March 18th, 2015 .CAYkuX9U0AAfXC9The new ministers and their portfolio’s are as follows: They are…

1.Senator Musiliu Obanikoro (State, Foreign Affairs II)
2.Mr. Fidelis Nwankwo (State, Health)
3.Senator Patricia Akwashiki (Information)
4.Mr. Kenneth Kobani (State, Industry, Trade and Investment).
5. Prof. Nicholas Ada (State, Foreign Affairs I)
6.Col. Augustine Akobundu (retd.) (State, Defence)
7.Mrs. Hauwa Bappa (State, Niger Delta Affairs)
8. Senator Joel Ikeya (Labour and Productivity)

 At the ceremony, President Jonathan also announced Khaliru Alhassan as the substantive Minister of Health. He takes over from Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu who had resigned in October 2014 to pursue his governorship aspiration.


President Jonathan watches as Kobani signs in as Min.of State, Industry, Trade & Investment, after his swearing in
New Ministers: MofState (Health), Nwankwo, MofState (Defence) Akobundu, MoS 1 F/Affairs, Adah, MoInfo, Akwashiki.
New Ministers: MoS 2 F/Affairs Obanikoro, Labour Minister Ikenya, MoS Trade&Inv. Kobani, MoS N/Delta, Hauwa Lawan
Federal Civil Service Commissioner Jonah Madugu & Commissioner, NPC Abimbola Hundeyin taking oath of office
President Jonathan with Commissioners Abimbola Hundeyin (NPC) & Jonah Madugu (FCSC) after their swearing-in
Presidential handshake for Mrs Patricia Akwashiki after her swearing-in as Minister of Information
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