Fashola assumes duty as Minister amid loud cheers from workers
The new Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday assumed duty
immediately after the inauguration of the federal cabinet by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Fashola was welcomed into the Federal Secretariat by
rousing ovation from the staff of the ministry.
He stepped into his office at about 3.15 p.m.
Guardian reports that Fahola was ushered into the office by
Mrs Grace Papka, the Director in charge of Human
Resources of the ministry.
He held a private meeting with the directors in the ministry.
Minister of state for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji
Mustapha Shehuri, also arrived at the complex where he
joined Fashola and the directors at the meeting.