President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has unveiled the designated ministries for the ministers who have been given the green light by the Senate. The official statement, released by the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, provides a comprehensive list of the assigned portfolios.
The portfolios and respective ministries are as follows:
- Minister of Art, Culture and the Creative Economy: Ministry of Art, Culture and the Creative Economy – Hannatu Musawa
- Minister of Defence: Ministry of Defence – Mohammed Badaru
- Minister of State, Defence: Ministry of Defence – Bello Matawalle
- Minister of Education: Ministry of Education – Tahir Maman
- Minister of State, Education: Ministry of Education – Yusuf T. Sununu
- … and the list continues for all 45 ministries and respective ministers.
The announcement brings clarity to the structure of President Tinubu’s administration and underscores the diverse responsibilities that will shape Nigeria’s development across various sectors.
In conjunction with the portfolio disclosure, the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation disclosed the details of the ministers’ swearing-in ceremony.
The swearing-in ceremony is set to take place as follows:
Date: Monday 21st August, 2023
Venue: State House Conference Centre, Aso Villa, Abuja.
Time: 10:00 AM
Inviting the incoming ministers and their guests, the statement highlighted that each minister is expected to be accompanied by two guests. All ministers and invited attendees are requested to be seated by 9:00 AM.
This ceremony marks a pivotal moment in Nigeria’s governance landscape as the new administration officially takes shape.