Buhari swears in new Minister



President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in Muazu Sambo as Minister of State for Works and Housing.

This came after Sambo's nomination as a minister was confirmed by the senate earlier this week, following a screening.

The new minister took an oath of office before the commencement of an ongoing security meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The security meeting was attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (Rtd.).

Others include Minister of Defense, Major General Salihi Magashi (Rtd); Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola; Chief of Defense Staff, General Lucky Irabor; Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo; and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao.

The Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Baba Usman; the Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS), Yusuf Bichi; and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, are also in attendance.

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