Ministerial list:  Wike Assigned FCT, Keyamo To Oversee Aviation, Fagbemi In Charge Of Justice

Fawaz Adebisi


President Bola Tinubu, has allocated portfolios to his ministerial nominees. 


The list was announced to journalists by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale.


The  ministerial list has revealed the anticipated assignments for key government roles as the former governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has been designated to oversee the Federal Capital Territory. 


From the list, the renowned lawyer and advocate, Festus Keyamo, has been appointed to head the Ministry of Aviation and Aerospace Development, indicating a potential boost in Nigeria’s aviation sector.


Also, the list disclosed that Lateef Fagbemi, a distinguished legal luminary, will take the reins of the Ministry of Justice. 


This appointment is expected to inject a fresh perspective into the legal system and foster a commitment to justice and fairness.


According to Ngelale, Tinubu appointed Mr. Wale Edun as the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, while Bunmi Tunji is the Minister of Marine and Blue Economy.


The Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, is Bosun Tijani while Ishak Salako was appointed as the Minister of State, Environment and Ecological Management,


The immediate past governors of Rivers and Ebonyi states, Nyesom Wike and Dave Umahi were appointed as ministers of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, and Minister of Works, respectively.


Adedayo Adelabu, chosen for the Ministry of Power, carries with him a wealth of experience that could potentially alleviate Nigeria’s persistent power challenges.


Additionally, the Ministry of Innovation Science and Technology will be under the guidance of Uche Nnaji, signaling an emphasis on technological advancement and modernization.


SEE FULL LIST: Ministerial Portfolios


South West


Minister of Communications, Innovations and Digital Economy —- Bosun Tijani

Minister of State, Environment and Ecological Management – Ishak Salako

Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy – Wale Edun

Minister of Marine and Blue Economy – Bunmi Tunji-Ojo

Minister of Power – Adebayo Adelabu

Minister of State, Health and Social Welfare – Tunji Alausa

Minister of Solid Minerals Development – Dele Alake

Minister of Tourism – Lola Ade-John

Minister of Transportation – Adegboyega Oyetola

Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice – Lateef Fagbemi




Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment – Doris Anite

Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology -Uche Nnaji

Minister of State, Labour and Employment – Nkiruka Onyejeocha

Minister of Women Affairs – Uju Kennedy

Minister of works – David Umahi




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Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development – Festus Keyamo

Minister of Youths – Abubakar Momoh

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation – Betta Edu

Minister of State, Gas Resources – Ekperipe Ekpo

Minister of State, Petroleum Resources – Heineken Lokpobiri

Minister of Sports Development – John Enoh

Minister of Federal Capital Territory – Nyesom Wike


North West


Minister of, Art, Culture and the Creative Economy – Hannatu Musawa

Minister of Defence – Mohammed Badaru

Minister of State, Defence – Bello Matawalle

Minister of State, Education, Yusuf T. Sununu

Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Ahmed M. Dangiwa

Minister of State, Housing and Urban Development, Abdullahi T. Gwarzo

Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Atiku Bagudu

Minister of Environment and Ecological Management- (Kaduna)

Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory – Maria Mahmud

Minister of State, Water Resources and Sanitation, Bello M. Goronto


North East


Minister of Agriculture and Food Security- Abubakar Kyari

Minister of Education- Tahir Maman

Minister of Interior- Sa’idu A. Alkali

Minister of Foreign Affairs- Yusuf M. Tuggar

Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare- Ali Pate

Minister of Police Affairs- Ibrahim Geidam

Minister of State, Steel Development- U. Maigari Ahmadu




Minister of Steel Development – Shuaibu Audu

Minister of Information and National Orientation – Muhammed Idris

Minister of Labour and Employment – Simon Lalong

Minister of State, Police Affairs – Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim

Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs – Zephaniah Jisalo

Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation – Joseph Utsev

Minister of State, Agriculture and Food Security – Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi


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