House of Reps replaces newly appointed minister

The House of Representatives have sworn in Chike Okafor as a replacement for the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajuba.

Chike Okafor was sworn in as a replacement for Emeka Nwajuba after an appeal court judgement sacked him. Nwajuba was one of Buhari’s minister recently assigned portfolio.

Okafor was sworn in during plenary.

The court in August sacked Emeka Nwajuba as member representing Ehimembano/Ihiteuboma/Obowo Federal Constituency of Imo State at the House of Representatives, however, he was already a Minister designate by then.

With the verdict of the court, Okafor of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is the new member of the House.

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