Daniel Bwala, an aide to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, predicted the composition of the cabinet of President-elect Bola Tinubu.
Formerly a member of the All Progressive Congress (APC), the politician defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) last year.
In a Twitter post that drew many reactions, Bwala listed the portfolios that some members of the ruling party might have in the new government.
Most of the names were included in the PRESLOADED report released earlier this month following conversations with party sources.
According to Bwala, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila will be appointed as Tinubu’s chief of staff. Secretary of the Federal Government (SGF):
Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State; Former Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
National Security Advisor (NSA):
Nuhu Ribadu, retired police officer; Pioneer Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Federal Attorney General (AGF):
Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Public Works and Housing; Former Governor of Lagos State.
Special duties of the Minister:
James Faleke, Representative (Ikeja); Secretary of the APC Presidential Campaign Council (PCC).
Bayo Ononuga, Former Executive Director, of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Former Director of Communications and Propaganda, APC PCC. Ambassador to the United States:
Dele Alake, former Lagos State Information and Strategy Commissioner; Former Spokesperson, APC PCC.
Minister of Foreign Affairs:
Kayode Fayemi, former Governor of Ekiti State; Former Minister of Mines and Steel Development.
Yahaya Bello, Governor of Kogi State, his second term expires in January 2024.
Defense Minister :
Tukur Buratai, retired lieutenant general; Former Chief of Staff of the Army (COAS).
Minister of Internal Affairs:
Nyesom Wike, Governor of Rivers State; Former Minister of State – Education. State Council:
Babatunde Ogala, APC’s former legal counsel; Legal Director, Tinubu Campaign Foundation.
Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation; Culture and Tourism; Former Director of New Media, APC PCC.
Ben Ayade, Governor of Cross River State.
Minister of Public Works and Housing:
Ken Nnamani, former President of the Senate.
National Drug Enforcement Administration (NDLEA):
Retired General Buba Marwa, former Military Manager of Lagos State. Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN):
Wale Edun, former Lagos State Finance Commissioner; Member of the Presidential Transitional Council.
Special Advisor for Communications and Advertising:
Festus Keyamo, Minister of Labor and Productivity; Former Spokesperson, APC PCC.
Special Assistant for Internal Affairs:
Babajimi Benson, Member of the House of Representatives (Ikorodu).