President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 sacked the Minister of Sports, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi.
His sack is with immediate effect, Dr Tamuno Danagogo is to take over as the new Minister of Sports.
New ministers took their oaths of offices today at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Jonathan has assigned portfolio’s to the newly sworn in ministers.
Senator Musiliu Obanikoro is the new Minister of State Defence while Ambassador Aminu Wali is the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Mohammed Wakil has been named Minister of State Power and Alhaji Abduljelili Adesiyan is the Minister of Police Affairs.
Other ministers include: Ambassador Aminu Wali, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Mrs. Akon Eyakenyi, Minister of Land and Housing; Lawrencia Laraba Mallam , Minister of Environment; Hajia Asabe Asmau Ahmed, Minister of State Agriculture, Gen. Aliyu Gusau, Minister of Defence; Boni Haruna, Minister of Youth Development and Dr. Khaliru Alhassan, Minister of State Health.
President Jonathan said more ministers will be named next week.