There is an indication that the Presidency has reversed itself on the petroleum ministerial position.
The portfolio will now have no minister, while a ministerial nominee in the person of Emmanuel Kachikwu, current Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, would be Minister of State for Petroleum Resources.
This indication was given by the presidential spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina, barely two weeks after he had told international media that President Muhammadu Buhari would take the position.
Bloomberg, yesterday quoted Adesina as saying […]
A glimpse into the cabinet list of President Muhammadu Buhari has been revealed by the President himself.
He will head the Ministry of Petroleum Resources in the new cabinet.
But he added that he will appoint a minister of state for the ministry.
Addressing some select reporters in New York on Tuesday, after addressing a Global Leaders’ Summit on Countering ISIL and Violent Extremism, he said: “I wil remain Minister of Petroleum.
“I will appoint a minister of State for Petroleum”.
According to him, this […]