After months of waiting, President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated Nigeria’s new ministers today. There were many surprises in the portfolio allocations, but keeping with what is now becoming a tradition, Nigeria’s new Minister of Finance is a woman – Kemi Adeosun from Ogun state.
The other new women ministers and their portfolios are:
Amina Mohammed (Gombe) – Minister of Environment
Aisha Alhassan (Taraba) – Minister of Women Affairs
Aisha Abubakar (Sokoto) – Minister of State for Trade, Industry and Investment
Khadija Bukar Abba (Yobe) – Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
Zainab Ahmed (Kaduna) – Minister of State for Budget
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