Àdàkọ:Cabinet of President Umaru Yar'Adua

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Yar'Adua formed his cabinet on 27 July 2007, after the Senate had vetted and approved his nominees.[1] On October 29, 2008 he announced the dismissal of 20 Federal Ministers and Ministers of State.[2] On December 17, 2009, following Senate vetting, he announced replacements for the positions left open.[3][4] Other minor changes occurred at different times, such as the change in 14 July 2009 when Shettima Mustapha traded places with Godwin Abbe.[5]

On 10 February 2010 Acting President Goodluck Jonathan moved Minister of Justice Mike Aondoakaa to Special Duties, replacing him by Adetokunbo Kayode, and made former Minister of Special Duties Ibrahim Kazaure Minister of Labour to replace Adetokunbo Kayode.[6] On 17 March 2010 Acting President Goodluck Jonathan dissolved the cabinet.[7]

References[àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

  1. "Yar'Adua names cabinet". Africa News. Friday 27 July 2007. Retrieved 2009-12-15.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. Lucky Nwankere, Abuja (October 30, 2008). "BOOTED OUT! ...20 Ministers sacked, as Yar'Adua reshuffles cabinet ...Aondoakaa, Diezani Alison-Madueke, Ojo Maduekwe survive ...Modibbo, Daggash dropped". Retrieved 2009-12-17. 
  3. Nosike Ogbuenyi, Abimbola Akosile and Sufuyan Ojeifo (19 December 2008). "Yar'Adua Renews His Mission". ThisDay. Retrieved 2009-12-17. 
  4. Anza Philips, Abuja Bureau (24 December 2008). "The Coming of New Helmsmen". Newswatch. Retrieved 2009-12-26. 
  5. Daniel Idonor (14 July 2009). "Gen Abbe Now Defence Minister". Vanguard. Retrieved 2009-12-17. 
  6. Okey Muogbo, Lanre Adewole and Taiwo Adisa. "Jonathan redeploys Aondoakaa: * Adetokunbo Kayode named new AGF * Police storm ex-AGF’s office * Yar’Adua’s kitchen cabinet in disarray". Tribune. Retrieved 2010-04-13.  line feed character in |title= at position 30 (help)
  7. Daniel Idonor (17 March 2010). "Jonathan Sacks Ministers". Vanguard. Retrieved 2010-04-14.