Jonathan hands out Ministerial portfolios
President Goodluck Jonathan has made some changes to his Cabinet. The people named had previously been confirmed by the Senate but only yesterday were they assigned to their portfolios.
The new Ministers are:
Ibrahim Shekarau; Minister of Education
Dr. Stephen Orise Oru; Minister of Niger Delta Affairs
Adedayo Adeyeye; Minister of State for Works
Dr. Abdu Bulama; Minister of Science and Technology
Bashir Yuguda; Will continue to act as Minister of National Planning until a substantive Minister is appointed as well as taking on a new portfolio of Minister of State for Finance.