Substantive minister has not been assigned to the ministry of environment, which Hajiya Amina Mohammed from Gombe state left to become Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations in New York, the United States of America early this year.
This was even as Professor Stephen Ikani Ocheni from Kogi State has been assigned to the ministry of Labour and Employment which late James Ocholi from the same state died leaving.
Alhaji Suleiman Hassan, who replaced Hajiya Amina from Gombe State, was today, Wednesday, assigned to the ministry of power, works and housing as minister of State, leaving the ministry of environment unfilled for now. The Environment ministry only has minister of State, in the person of Alhaji Ibrahim Usman Jibrin.
The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo announced the portfolios of the two ministers today, more than two weeks after they were sworn-in by the same Acting President. [myad]