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Buhari creates 5 new federal ministries

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday announced the creation of five new Ministries, namely; Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development; Police Affairs; and Ministry of Special Duties and International Affairs; and Ministries of Aviation and Power.

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The President made the announcement while assigning portfolios to the newly sworn-in Ministers at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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“I am pleased to inform you that the Federal Ministries have been further expanded to ensure effective service delivery,” the president said.

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The new Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development will be headed by Sadiya Umar (Zamfara) while that of the Ministry of Special Duties and International Affairs will be headed by Sen. George Akume from Benue.

Muhammadu Dingyadi from Sokoto State is the Minister of the new Ministry of Police Affairs. Sen. Hadi Sirika is now full-fledged Minister of Aviation while Sale Mamman is the Minister of Power.

NAN observed that the Ministry of Power was separated from the former Ministry of Works, Power and Housing which was headed by Babatunde Fashola, who is now the Minister of Works and Housing.

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