According to the recent ministerial nominees list, only seven women out of 43 persons will be on the President's next level cabinet.
President Muhammadu Buhari
Seven women made the next level Ministerial list unveiled by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday.
Although, the women inclusion in President Buhari’s second term is an improvement from his first tenure but it’s still below 35 percent request of gender equality advocates.
The 7 out 43 nominees represent about 19 percent next level cabinet.
See the list of the women below:
Sadiya Umar Farouq (Zamfara)
Sharon Ikeazor (Anambra)
Rouqayat Gbemisola Saraki (Kwara)
Ramatu Tijani (Kogi)
Maryam Katagum (Bauchi)
Zainab Ahmed Shamsuna (Kaduna)
Paullen Tallen (Plateau)