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Osita Chidoka Appointed Minister of Aviation; Abubakar Olanrewaju Picked as Minister of National Planning

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The former Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Osita Chidoka, has been appointed new Aviation Minister by President Goodluck Jonathan.

Mr. Chidoka was sworn in Wednesday alongside Abubakar Olanrewaju, who was appointed National Planning Minister.

Mr. Olanrewaju, from Kwara State, replaced Shamsudeen Usman, who was removed last September while Mr. Chidoka replaces Stella Oduah, sacked in February following allegations of mismanagement of public funds.

Until Mr. Olanrewaju’s appointment, the National Planning Commission was supervised by the Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda.

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