Nigeria has got a new Minister of Health – Dr. Osagie Ehanire.
He is among the forty-seven newly sworn ministers who are members of the Federal Executive Council.
Since the return to democracy, Nigeria has enjoyed twenty years of uninterrupted civil rule, from 1999 to 2019. This means the Ministry of Health has had over twenty years of smooth change in leadership.
This infographic, as shared by Nigeria Health Watch gives a summary of these federal officers.
Federal Ministers of The Health Ministry
Health Ministry Mandate
Provision of quality stewardship and services for the health of all Nigerians
Health Ministry Vision
A World-Class Government Institution that ensures a healthy Nigeria
To develop and implement policies that strengthen the national health system for effective, efficient, accessible and affordable delivery of health services in partnership with other stakeholders.
Find below all the Ministers who served Nigeria from 1999 till date;
Tim Menakaya > 1999 – 2001
ABC Nwosu > 2001 – 2003
Eyitayo Lambo > 2003 – 2007
Adenike Grange > 2007 – 2008
Babatunde Osotemehin > 2008 – 2010
Onyebuchi Chukwu > 2010 – 2014
Isaac Folorunsho Addewole > 2015 – 2019
Osagie Ehanire > 2019