Nigerians React To The Ministerial Inauguration

The day has finally come! The day Nigerians have been eagerly waiting for since Buhari began his presidency.

For months, Nigerians waited and lamented about Buhari’s non-existent ministerial list. Zikoko even created a mixtape about it.

But today, Buhari revealed his 36 ministers to the world and Nigerian Twitter has a lot to say about it!

Babatunde Fashola has been named Minister of Power, Works and Housing and here’s what Nigerians have to say about it:

https://twitter.com/Mistahsix4/status/664444694437478400
https://twitter.com/kkdonjay/status/664416483087409152
https://twitter.com/femiTRIPP/status/664412766736920576
https://twitter.com/FoluShaw/status/664408930492133376

There was even a prediction made in the month of April that turned out to be 70% correct.

Now waiting for this new guy to assemble the dopest team since The Avengers. He should give Fashola at least 3…

Posted by Chris Ogunlowo on Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Some Nigerians believe Fashola holds one of the most important position in the country.

https://twitter.com/Mistahsix4/status/664445067512422400

Others believe he could be our next president.

Fashola’s appointment isn’t the only one Nigerians are talking about. The beloved Rotimi Amaechi has been named Minister of Transportation.

And the people are divided in their opinions.

https://twitter.com/femiTRIPP/status/664414234990780416
??? Rotimi Amaechi, we wish you God’s speed.

While the other 34 ministers may not be trending on twitter, they are still as important. Here’s a full list of all 36 ministers.

1. Chris Ngige – (Anambra) Minister of Labour & Employment 2. Kayode Fayemi- (Ekiti) Minister of Solid Minerals 3. Rotimi Amaechi – (Rivers) Minister of Transportation 4. Babatunde Fashola -(Lagos) Minister of Power, Works and Housing 5. Abdulrahman Dambazau- (Kano) Minister of Interior 6. Aisha Alhassan – (Taraba) Minister of Women Affairs 7. Ogbonaya Onu- (Ebonyi) Minister of Science and Technology 8. Kemi Adeosun – (Ogun) Minister of Finance 9. Abubakar Malami – (Kebbi) Minister of Justice 10. Sen Hadi Sirika – (Katsina) Minister of State, Aviation 11. Barr. Adebayo Shittu – (Oyo) Minister of Communication 12. Suleiman Adamu – (Jigawa) Minister of Water Resources 13. Solomon Dalong – (Plateau) Minister for Youth and Sports 14. Ibe Kachikwu – (Delta) Minister of State, Petroleum 15. Osagie Ehanire – (Edo) Minister of State, Health 16. Audu Ogbeh – (Benue) Minister of Agriculture 17. Udo Udo Udoma – (Akwa Ibom)  Minister of Budget & National Planning 18. Lai Mohammed – (Kwara) Minister of Information 19. Amina Mohammed – (Gombe) Minister of Environment 20. Ibrahim Usman Jibril – (Nasarawa) Minister of State, Environment 21. Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim- (Yobe) Minister of State, Foreign Affairs 22. Cladius Omoleye Daramola (Ondo) Minister of State, Niger Delta 23. Prof Anthony Onwuka (Imo) Minister of State,  Education 24. Geoffrey Onyema (Enugu) Minister of Foreign Affairs 25. Dan Ali (Zamfara) Minister of Defence 26. Barr James Ocholi (Kogi)  Minister of State For Labour 27. Zainab Ahmed (Kaduna) Minister of State Budget and National Planning 28. Okechukwu Enelamah (Abia) Trade, Investment & Industry 29. Muhammadu Bello (Adamawa) Minister of Federal Capital Territory 30. Mustapha Baba Shehuri (Bornu) Minister Of State, Power 31. Aisha Abubakar (Sokoto) Minister of State, Trade & Investment 32. Heineken Lokpobiri (Bayelsa) Minister of State, Agriculture 33. Adamu Adamu (Bauchi) Minister of Education 34. Isaac Adewole (Osun)  Minister of Health 35. Abubakar Bawa Bwari (Niger) Minister of State, Solid Minerals 36. Pastor Usani Uguru (Cross River) Minister of Niger Delta

Congratulations to all 36 ministers! Oya start work quick quick!

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