Former Kano State governor, mallam Ibrahim Shekarau who recently decamped from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has been sworn in by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as the new Education Minister alongside three others, which includes, Stephen Oru, Adedayo Adeyeye and Abdul Bulama who are to head other designated ministerial portfolios.
Following the swearing in ocassion, the president announced Mr. Shekarau as the new Minister of Education.
Mr. Adeyeye was named Minister of State for Works; Mr. Oru, Minister of Niger Delta; and Mr. Bulama, Minister of Science and Technology.
Additionally, Jonathan also announced that the current Minister of Works, Bashir Yuguda, will now be the Minster of State for Finance and supervising Minister of National Planning. Mr. Yuguda is filling the vacancy created by the exit of the former minister of state for finance, Yerima Ngama.