Just In: Acting President Osinbajo Swears-In Two Ministers
The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has sworn-in two ministers on Wednesday, July 26, after thier approval by the Senate about three months ago.
Prof. Stephen Ocheni from Kogi State and Alhaji Suleiman Hassan from Gombe State were screened and confirmed by the Senate in May and have been waiting to be brought into the federal cabinet.
Prof. Ocheni who is a professional accountant and member of Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) is occupying the slot of Kogi State which became vacant after the death of James Ocholi who until his death was the Minister of State for Labour and Employment.
Alhaji Hassan from Gombe State and a former Registrar, Association of Surveyors is replacing Hajia Amina Mohammed that was in the Environment Ministry but was appointed as the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations.
They were sworn-in on Wednesday morning at the council chamber of the Presidential Villa before the commencement of the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive council, FEC.
Immediately after taking their oath of office, the Acting President who charged the two ministers to key into the change agenda of the government said that their portfolios will soon be assigned to them.