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Ministerial List in Nigeria 2021: Ministers’ State of Origin and Portfolio

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– Ministerial List in Nigeria –

It is important that you know the update of the ministerial list in Nigeria, the ministry they head, and their portfolios. Perhaps you may wonder what you need this information for. In this article, we shall guide you through the current ministerial list in Nigeria. 

Ministerial List in Nigeria 2021: Ministers’ State of Origin and Portfolio

Let me remind you that, as a student, you may find questions bordering on this during some current affair examination. Also, it is pertinent you are abreast with information to show concern on national matters.

Furthermore, some national employment and recruitment requests about your knowledge of information like this during interviews. Thus, it is pertinent you have this knowledge.

How the Ministerial List in Nigeria is formed

In Nigeria, the system of appointing ministers is via geo-political zones. In other words, the list is to inculcate all facets of the nation. Thus, it is not to focus on an aspect of the nation.

Additionally, this means that the ministers must come from the 36 states that make up Nigeria. And it should include the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. Thus, making it 37.

The Current Ministerial List in Nigeria

Currently, Nigeria has 44 Ministers. And they are managing 28 ministries. Also, these ministers were appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Furthermore, the Ministers directly report to the President. And the President has the power to hire (though by the rectification of the legislative arm of the government of the nation) and fire any of them.

The following are currently serving Ministers in Nigeria, their portfolio, and state of origin:

1. Uchechukwu Ogah

He is the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development. And he is from Abia State.

2. Muhammad Bello

This is the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT). And he comes from Adamawa State.

3. Godswill Akpabio

He is from Akwa Ibom State. And he is the Minister of Niger Delta.

4. Chris Ngige

This is the Minister of Labor and Employment. Chris Ngige comes from Anambra state.

5. Sharon Ikeazu

Sharon is the Minister of State for Environment. And Sharon comes from Anambra State.

6. Adamu Adamu

This is the Minister of Education. And he is from Bauchi state.

7. Mariam Katagum

Mariam is from Bauchi state. And this is the Minister of State for Industry, Trade, and Investment.

8. Timipre Sylva

Sylva is from Bayelsa State. And he is the Minister of State, Petroleum under the President.

9. George Akume

George Akume comes from Benue State. And he is the Minister of Special Duties.

10. Mustapha Baba Shehuri

This man is from Borno State. And he is the Minister of State, Agriculture and Rural Development.

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11. Goddy  Jedy Agba

He is from Cross River State. And he is the Minister of State, Power.

12. Festus Keyamo

Keyamo is from Delta State. Also, he is the Minister of State, Niger Delta.

13. Ogbonnaya Onu

Ebonyi State is where Ogbonnaya Onu comes from. And he is the Minister of Science and Technology.

14. Osagie Ehanire

Edo State is where he comes from. And he is the Minister of Health.

15. Clement Ike 

He is the Minister of Budget and National Planning. And he comes from Edo State.

16. Richard Adeniyi Adebayo

He is from Ekiti State. And he is the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment.

17. Geoffrey Onyeama

He is from Enugu State. And he is the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

18. Ali Isa Pantami

Ali Isa Pantami comes from Gombe State. And he is the Minister of Communications.

19. Emeka Nwajiuba

Emeka comes from Imo State. And he is the Minister of State, Education.

20. Suleiman Adamu

Jigawa State is where Suleiman Adamu comes from. And he is the Minister of Water Resources.

Ministerial List in Nigeria

Other Names on the Ministerial List in Nigeria 2021

Below are more names on the ministerial list in Nigeria:

1. Zainab Ahmed (Kaduna State) -Minister of Finance

2. Muhammad Mahmood (Kaduna State) -Minister of Environment

3. Sabo Nanono (Kano State) -Minister of Agriculture and Development

4. Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (Kano State) -Minister of Defence

5. Hadi Sirika (Katsina State) -Minister of Aviation

6. Abubakar Malami (Kebbi State) -Minister of Justice

7. Ramatu Tijjani (Kogi State) -Minister of State, FCT

8. Lai Mohammed (Kwara State) – Minister of Information and Culture

9. Gbemisola  Saraki (Kwara State) -Minister of State, Transportation

10. Babatunde Fashola (Lagos State) -Minister of Works and Housing

More Names of Ministers in Nigeria

1. Adeleke Mamora (Lagos State) -Minister of State, Health

2. Mohammed H. Abdullahi (Nasarawa State) -Minister of State, Science, and Technology

3. Zubair Dada (Niger State) -Minister of State, Foreign Affairs

4. Olamilekan Adegbite (Ogun State) -Minister of Mines and Steel development

5. Tayo Alasoadura (Ondo State) -Minister of State, Labor

6. Rauf Aregbesola (Osun State) -Minister of Interior

7. Sunday Dare (Oyo State) -Minister of Youths and Sports

8. Paulen Talen (Plateau State) -Minister of Women Affairs

9. Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers State) -Minister of Transportation

10. Maigarai Dingyadi (Sokoto State) Minister of Police Affairs

11. Sale Mamman (Taraba State) -Minister of Power

12. Abubakar D. Aliyu (Yobe State) -Minister of State for Works and Housing

13. Sadiya Umar Faruk (Zamfara State) -Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development

14. President Muhammed Buhari (Katsina State) –Minister of Petroleum.

The above is the current serving ministers in Nigeria. However, kindly share this information with your family and friends.

CSN Team.

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