FLashback: Cabinet of Shehu Shagari in 1983

FLashback: Cabinet of Shehu Shagari in 1983

As Nigerians morn the death of former president Shehu Shagari, Legit.ng goes down memory lane to bring you the cabinet members of the late president.

Shagari formed government of Nigeria between 1979 and 1983 with the National Party of Nigeria after the return to civilian rule with the Second Nigerian Republic.

He appointed 61 ministers, of whom 24 were of cabinet rank. The ministers were both Muslims and Christians.

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Here is the list of some of his cabinet.

1. President - Shehu Shagari- 1979–83

2. Vice-President - Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme - 1979–83

3. Agriculture Ibrahim Gusau - December 1979 – February 1982

4. Adamu Ciroma - February 1982 – October 1983

5. Attorney General and Justice- Richard Akinjide - December 1979 – October 1983

6. - AviationSamuel Mafuyai December 1979 – February 1982

7. John Kadiya - February 1982 – October 1983

8. Commerc - Isaac Shaahu - December 1979 – February 1982

9. Bello Maitama Yusuf - February 1982 – October 1983

10. Communications Akanbi Oniyang - December 1979 – February 1982

11. Audu Innocent Ogbeh - February 1982 – October 1983

12. Defence - Iya Abubakar - December 1979 – February 1982

13. Akanbi Oniyangi - February 1982 – October 1983

14. Education - I. C. Madubuike - December 1979 – February 1982

15. Sylvester Ugoh - February 1982 – October 1983

16. Employment, Labor and Productivity - Adebisi Ogedengbe - December 1979 – February 1982

17. Emmanuel Osanmor - February 1982 – October 1983

18. External Affairs - Ishaya Audu December 1979 – October 1983

19. Emeka Anyaoku - 1983

20. Federal Capital Territory - John Kadiya - December 1979 – February 1982

21. Abubakar Iro Danmusa - February 1982 – October 1983

22. Finance & Works Sunday Essang - December 1979 – October 1983

23. Health - D. C. Ugwu - December 1979 – October 1983

24. Housing (and Environment from 1981) - Wahab Dosumu - December 1979 – February 1982

25. Ahmed Musa February 1982 – October 1983

26. Industries I. J. Igbani December 1979 – October 1983

27. Information Garba Wushishi February 1982 – October 1983

28. Internal Affairs Maitama Bello Yusuf December 1979 – 1981

29. Janet Akinrinade (Minister of State) December 1979 – October 1983

30. Iya Abubakar 1981–1982

31. Ali Baba (Minister of State)1981 – 1982

32. Ali Baba 1982 – 1983

33. Mines and Power Mohammed Ibrahim Hassan December 1979 – October 1983

34. National Planning Ebun Oyagbola December 1979 – October 1983

35. Police Affairs Emmanuel Osanmor December 1979 – February 1982

36. Ndagi Mahmudu February 1982 – October 1983

37. Public Works & Finance Victor Masi December 1979 – October 1983

38. Science and Technology Sylvester Ugoh December 1979 – February 1982

39. Wahab Dosunmu February 1982 – October 1983

40. Social Welfare, Youth, Sports (to 1982) and Culture Paulinus Amadike December 1979 – February 1982

41. Sports Development Adebisi Ogedengbe February 1982 – October 1983

42. Steel Development Paul Unongo (MOS) December 1979 – February 1982

43. Mamman Makele February 1982 – October 1983

44. Transport Umaru Dikko December 1979 – October 1983

45. Water Resources Ndagi Mahmudu December 1979 – February 1982

46. E. Y. Atanu February 1982 – October 1983

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Meanwhile, as news of the death of late ex-president Shehu Shagari broke, Legit.ng reported that various top government functionaries have expressed their condolences to the family of the late president who died at the National Hospital Abuja on Friday, December 28 at the age of 93.

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