Jonathan appoints Prof. Chinedu Nebo power minister

Jonathan appoints Prof. Chinedu Nebo power minister

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday deployed Prof. Chinedu Nebo to the power ministry as minister.

Nebo, former Vice Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), was sworn in as minister on Monday. He replaces Prof. Barth Nnaji, who resigned from office in August 2012.

Mr. Kabiru Tanimu Turaki (SAN), who was sworn in along with Nebo on Monday, was assigned to the ministry of special duties.

In a statement yesterday, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Anyim Pius Anyim, said: “His Excellency, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has approved the deployment of the two newly appointed ministers as follows: (i)Prof. Chinedu Osita Nebo Hon. Minister of Power.”

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“(ii)Mr. Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, SAN Hon. Minister of Special Duties Office of the President.”

“The two Ministers are to resume duties immediately.”

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