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Meet The 7 Female Ministers In Buhari Cabinet

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Meet The 7 Female Ministers In Buhari Cabinet

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Meet The 7 Female Ministers In Buhari Cabinet

Buhari today swore in 7 female ministers, out of the 43 appointed.

Here are the names of the seven female ministers and their positions:

  • Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Hajia Sadiya Umar-Farouk.
  • Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajiya Maryam Katagun.
  • Minister of State for Transport, Senator Gbemisola Saraki.
  • Minister of State for Environment, Sharon Ikeazu.
  • Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed.
  • Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dame Pauline Tallen.
  • Minister of State for FCT, Rahmatu Tijjani.

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The ministers were inaugurated alongside their male counterparts by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja today.

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  1. Ama

    August 21, 2019 at 10:03 PM

    Swearing in only 7 women out of 43 is not good at all. Where is the gender balance? And out of the 7 three are hajias’ What happened to women in politics?

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