One of the biggest points of criticism Lai Mohammed has faced in recent times has been his handling of President Buhari’s absence, and the clear absence of any consistent communication strategy regarding the issue. In the light of that, we might be tempted to expect that the return of President Buhari would give the Minister of Information and Culture a chance to ‘do things right,’ so to speak. However, he’s remained in the shadows, and thus remains in his exact position from last week.
Rotimi Amaechi moves several spots up into our top ten. The closure of the Abuja airport is a frustrating annoyance, but the Minister of Transportation vaults due to points for not waiting for some kind of disaster to happen before making moves to effect the repairs. The deciding factor here, however, is the fact that this has given more people reason to experience the much talked about Abuja-Kaduna trains, which appear to be getting favourable responses so far.
Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun sees a rise back into the top ten this week. Adeosun, through her spokesman Festus Akanbi, spoke about the current government releasing N1 trillion for infrastructure projects. Given that Adeosun has repeatedly spoken about the need for a ramping up in capital expenditure, it’s commendable to see that this hasn’t simply been allowed to fade into silence. This, of course, might simply be the result of the weight of low expectations, but, regardless, here’s our top ten for this week.
|Name||Designation||State||Rank This Week||Rank Last Week|
|Abubakar Malami||Minister of Justice & Attorney-General of the Federation||Kebbi||1||1|
|Geoffrey Onyema||Minister of Foreign Affairs||Enugu||2||2|
|Prof. Issac Adewole||Minster of Health||Osun||3||3|
|Aisha Alhassan||Minister of Women Affairs||Taraba||4||4|
|Kemi Adeosun||Minister of Finance||Ogun||5||9|
|Chris Ngige||Minister of Labour & Employment||Anambra||6||5|
|Abdulrahman Dambazzau||Ministry of Interior||Kano||7||7|
|Kayode Fayemi||Minister of Solid Minerals(Mines and Steel Development)||Ekiti||8||8|
|Rotimi Amaechi||Minister of Transportation||Rivers||9||13|
|Usani Uguru||Minister of Niger Delta||Cross River||10||10|
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*The YNaija Effectiveness Ranking is a perception index based on perceived levels of effectiveness of public officials, as determined by correspondents assessment, news reports and opinion surveys.
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