A Look At The 7 Women Appointed By President Buhari And Their Ministerial Portfolios

Seven women were amongst the forty-three ministers sworn in on Wednesday by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The seven female ministers represent 16.28% of the entire 43-member ministerial list.

Here are the names of the seven of them (as they appear in the photograph) and their portfolios.

A Brief Profile On The Seven Women That Made Buhari’s Ministerial List

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.