Edem Duke Appointed Supervisory Minister Of Information

In Breaking News, National News, Politics, Reports

By Our Correspondent

High Chief Edem Duke
Edem Duke

President Goodluck Jonathan has directed that in addition to his duties as Minister of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, Cross River born Edem Duke, should oversee the activities of the Federal Ministry of Information, until a substantive minister is appointed for the ministry.

Jonathan announced this appointment on Monday in a statement signed by the Special Assistant (Media) to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Sam Nwaobasi.

The President’s directive followed the disengagement of Dr. Nuruddeen Muhammad, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, who was overseeing the activities of the Federal Ministry of Information, and who is now the deputy governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jigawa State, in the April 11, 2015 governorship election.

According to the statement, Duke has since resumed as the supervising Minister of Information.

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

UNICAL Security Arrest Two Thieves, Recover Items

By News Agency of Nigeria The security operative in the University of Calabar has arrested two thieves who stole


Recurring Boundary Disputes In Cross River: Issues And Perspective (Part 1)

Hello, and welcome to Episode 3 of X-Raying The River on CrossRiverWatch TV. My name is Jonathan Abang Ugbal.


CRUTECH Resumes Today, Gets New DVCs And Media Team

By Jonathan Ugbal The Cross River University of Technology has commenced academic activities after about 300 days of lull


4 commentsOn Edem Duke Appointed Supervisory Minister Of Information

  • Congratulations our Hon. High Chief Edem Duke, you truly deserve your appointment. I pray this should be a stepping stone to your greatness.

  • Congratulations Hon.sir, may your success record be like the undryable sea. God keep & strengthen u for the Efik, Crossriverians, Nigerians & our belove President new administration come 2016.

  • 1 of the legends this state has ever produced!! Culture.. Tourism.. Information and Petroleum will always be suitable for our High Chief.

  • Congratulations! A professional information now in the right office. The President made the right for function, I mean a round peck in a round hole, ride on.

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now