The president of the federal republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has sworn in his 43 new ministers, including some alleged criminals.
The ministers were sworn in on Wednesday, inside the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Among those present at the event was the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha and the national chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole.
The moderator of the event, Femi Adesina, also said the re-appointted SGF will take his oath of service today.
President Buhari had on July 23 appointed a total of 43 ministers from the 36 states and Abuja.
Among the appointees are former Akwa Ibom State governor, Godswill Akpabio; senior lawyer Festus Keyamo; ex-Benue governor George Akume; and 40 other nominees.