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Buhari To Become Oil Minister In New Cabinet

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President Muhammadu Buhari says he will be holding Nigeria's oil portfolio in his new cabinet.

President Buhari told Reuters that he intends to remain the Minister of Petroleum Resources in an interview on the sidelines of the Annual Meeting of World Leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

The President adds that a Minister of State will oversee the day-to-day issues of the Petroleum Sector.

President Buhari was head of the Petroleum Trust Fund under General Sani Abacha in the 90s' and Oil Minister in 1970 under President Olusegun Obasanjo.