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PMB swears in new minister of state for works

The New Minister of State for Works and Housing Mu’azu Sambo in State House.

President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in the new Minister of State for Works and Housing, Alhaji Mu’azu Sambo from Taraba State.

The minister was sworn in on Friday, before the commencement of an emergency security council meeting presided by President Buhari at council chambers of the statehouse, Abuja.

Senate had on December 21, confirmed the nomination of Sambo as Minister-Designate after he was screened on Tuesday.

Alhaji Sambo replaces the former Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman, who was sacked in September 2021 alongside the former minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Sabo Nanono.

Writing by Abdullahi Lamino