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Hon. Minister Sadia Umar Farouq

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Hon. Minister Sadia Umar Farouq

Hon. Minister Sadiya Umar Farouk (born November 5, 1974) is a Nigerian politician currently serving as the minister of newly created Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development. Appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari, in July 2019, Farouk is by age the youngest minister in the current federal cabinet. Farouk is seen to be one of the closest ministers in the current cabinet and many refer to her as a “super minister”. Her relationship with President Buhari dates back to Buhari’s days as the leader and presidential candidate of the defunct Congress for Progressives Change, CPC when Farouk was the national treasurer of CPC (2011-2013) and later national treasurer of the All Progressives Congress.