BREAKING: Acting President Osinbajo swears in 2 new ministers

BREAKING: Acting President Osinbajo swears in 2 new ministers

- Acting President Yemi Osinbajo gave the two new ministers their offices

- Osinbajo also inaugurated new permanent secretaries for some of the federal ministries

- The two new ministers were screened and confirmed months ago by the Senate

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has administered an oath on each of the two new ministers recently cleared by the National Assembly.

NAIJ.com reported recently that the two ministers, Stephen Ocheni from Kogi and Suleiman Hassan from Gombe state, recently joined their colleagues at Aso Rock for one of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meetings.

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While Ocheni replaces James Ocholi, former minister of state for labour, Hassan now fills the space for Gombe state.

Ocheni resumed as the minister of state for labour while Suleiman Hassan is the new minister of state for power, works and housing.

Osinbajo also inaugurated 15 permanent secretaries to fill the vacancies created in various government agencies.

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NAIJ.com reported recently that some members of the House of Representatives appealed to Yemi Osinbajo, acting president to assign, portfolios to sworn-in ministers that were just appointed.

James Faleke, lawmaker from Lagos state said the ministers were appointed on basis that there were vacancies in the Federal Executive Council (FEC), Pulse reports.

Watch as Moremi, the daughter of APC chieftain and Buhari's aide, Babafemi Ojudu, recently led a protest in Lagos:

Source: Naija.ng

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