The new Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday in Abuja assumed duty after the inauguration of the federal cabinet by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Fashola was welcomed into the Federal Secretariat by rousing ovation from the staff of the ministry and stepped into his office at about 3.15 p.m.
He was ushered into the office by Mrs Grace Papka, the Director in charge of Human Resources of the ministry. Thereafter he went into private meeting with the directors in the ministry.
Similarly, the Minister of state for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, also arrived at the complex where he joined the minister and the directors at the meeting.