President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday in Abuja swore in two ministers from Enugu and Kebbi States, with a task to make a difference in governance.
The ministers are Prof Chinedu Nebo from Enugu State and Alhaji Kabiru Turaki from Kebbi.
Jonathan said that the two ministers were nominated not just because of their political or educational qualifications, but due to their capacity to perform and deliver tangible results.
According to him, their appointments is meant to inject new ideas into the Federal Executive Council.
“Today, we are admitting two new ministers into our fold and the synopsis we have heard about them they are eminently qualified to serve this country at all levels.
“If it is political they are eminently qualified to serve as councillors up to the President of the Federal Republic by their antecedents.
“But then background qualification is one thing, serving as a minister is another thing because the challenges are different.”
He warned them never to disappoint Nigerians, whom, he said, had been yearning for good governance and democratic dividends.
The President, who was optimistic that the new ministers would succeed in their respective ministries, charged them to work as a team to enable them meet the expectations of Nigerians