President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has commenced the inauguration of forty-five ministers to serve as members of his cabinet, the Federal Executive Council (FEC).
The event which commenced at 10 am, is currently ongoing at the Presidential Villa, State House, Abuja.
The Senate had screened and confirmed 45 out of the 48 nominated and forwarded by Tinubu.
The swearing-in is being done in batch 5.
The first five ministers who have been sworn in include:
Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi
Minister of State, Gas Resources, Ekperipe Ekpo
Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Nkiruka Onyejeocha
Minister of Women Affairs, Uju Kennedy
Minister of Education, Tahir Maman
Second batch ministers:
Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Abubakar Kyari
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf M. Tuggar
Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Ali Pate
Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Joseph Utsev
Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri is the Minister of State (Oil), Petroleum Resources
Third batch of ministers:
Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu
Minister of Sports Development, John Enoh
Minister of Works, David Umahi and others will follow.