I'll Work Like a Bricklayer - Education Minister, Tahir Mamma

The new minister stated that he had spent ample time working with both the government and the private sector.

Minister of Education, Tahir Mamman

Tahir Mamman, Minister of Education, took office following President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's inauguration.

The president swore in 45 Ministers at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Monday.

Flanked by the Minister of State for Education, Yusuf Sununu, said:

I am going to work like a bricklayer.

He goes to the sites every day and he is faced with hundreds of blocks to lay and by the end of day he wants to see that the building has come up to a certain level everyday so by three to six months the house is done.

While being welcomed by the Permanent Secretary, David Adejo, he stated that education is the foundation of all other sectors and the basis for everything they can do to help the country develop.

The new minister stated that he had spent ample time working with both the government and the private sector, admitting that there are constraints but promising to do what is best for the sector.

Sununu stated that he has been in the education field for a long time because all of his courses are education-related from beginning to end.

He said:

We will overcome all the challenges and make history. We are going to respect constituted orders as well.

Earlier, the Permanent Secretary welcomed the ministers and pleaded with the staff to help them deliver service to Nigerians.

Tinubu constitutes cabinet, swears in 45 ministers

President Bola Tinubu officially inaugurated his team of 45 ministers on Monday at the State House Conference Center, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The swearing-in process was carried out in seven separate batches, each consisting of several ministers.

The first batch comprised the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi, Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Nkiruka Onyejeocha, Minister of State Gas in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Ekperikpe Ekpo, Minister of Women Affairs, Uju Kennedy, and Minister of Education Tahir Maman.

The second batch to be sworn in are, Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Ali Pate, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Tuggar, Minister of State (Oil), Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Heineken Lokpobiri, Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Joseph Utsev, and Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Abubakar Kyari.


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