Exclusive: Amaechi To Head Buhari’s Cabinet As SGF, Ngige, Fashola, David West, Oby Ezekwesili Make Ministers’ List

Exclusive: Amaechi To Head Buhari’s Cabinet As SGF, Ngige, Fashola, David West, Oby Ezekwesili Make Ministers’ List
April 24 11:38 2015 Print This Article

Gov-Rotimi-Amaechi_fp…Lai Mohammed As Presidential Spokesman

By ‘Tunde Babalola, Abuja

Baring any change of tactics and political manoeuvreing, the Director General of Buhari Campaign Organisation and Rivers State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuke Rotimi Amaechi from the South South geo political zone would head the incoming APC administration’s cabinet as Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

FrontiersNews gathered that the season technocrat and former presidential candidate also from South South,  Prof. Pat Utomi has been pencilled down as the head of the economic team. He is to serve as Minister of Economic Planning/ Adviser to President on Economic matters.

Our correspondent learnt that other names that have been sent for security clearance included: AGF/Min. of Justice – Bar. B. R Fashola – SW; Min. of Abuja. – Dr. Hussein Dikko – NW; Min. of Agric – Prof. S. A Garki – NW; Min. of Works – Dr. Chris Ingige – SE; and Min. of Education- Prof. O. K. Ezekwesili -SE

Others include – Min. of Aviation – Sadiya Farouk – NW; Min. of Culture/Tourism – James Ocholi – NC; Min. of Labour & Prod. – Bisi Akande – SW; Min. of Defence – Gen. Lawal Jafaru Isa – NW; Min. of Petroleum – Prof. David T- West – SS; Min. of Finance – Dr. Umar Mutallib – NW; Min. of Foreign Affairs – Gen. A. Aboki – NC and Min. of Internal Affairs – Y. M Tuggar – NE
Other distinguished Nigerian who would make the cabinet are Lagos vibrant Pastor Tunde Bakare as Minister for Special Duties; Min. of Industries – PST. BD Lawal; Min. of Solid Min.- Bar. Solomon Dalung – NC; Min for Science & T – Engr. Segun Oni – SW; Min. of Health – Prof. Hamid Ahmad – NW; Min. of Women – Sharon Ikeazor – SE; Min. for Youth – Umana Umana -SS
The chairman of Leadership Newspapers and former presidential aspirant, Sam Nda Isaiah is pencilled down as Minister of Information; Min. of Transport- Timpire Silver – SS; Min. of Water Res. – Alh. Inuwa Yahaya – NE; Min. of Commerce- Dr. Fayemi K – SW; Min. of Sports – Kabir Mustapha- NE while APC governorship candidate in Rivers State, Dakuku Peterside would be Minister of Niger Delta.

Other appointments according to our sources include EFCC chairman – Col. Hameed Ali rtd – NE; Nat. Sec. Adviser – Gen. A. Dambazau -NW; Presidential Adviser on Agric – Prof. Ango Abdullahi – NW while President Spokesman would be Alhaji- Lai Muhammed from the NC.

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