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Jonathan assigns portfolios to ministers

ABUJA—PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan,Monday, approved portfolios to 31 members of the Federal Executive Council who have so far been cleared by the Senate and have taken their Oaths of Office and Allegiance.

A statement by the Secretary of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, also said the President has approved the redeployment of Alhaji Yusuf Suleiman from the Ministry of Transport to the Sports Commission as Chairman and Minister, while Senator Idris Umar is now the Minister of Transport.

The statement added that Navy Captain Caleb Olubolade is redeployed in the Ministry of Police Affairs while Mrs Olajumoke Akinjide is the Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory.

It added: “The Ministers are expected to take full responsibilities of running the affairs of the Ministries assigned to them and assist the President in delivering quality service to Nigerians in line with the Transformation Agenda of the Administration”.


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