ABUJA, Nigeria – Nigeria's acting president has sworn in the oil-rich nation's new Cabinet, which includes a woman overseeing the country's petroleum ministry.
Acting President Goodluck Jonathan swore in the 38 members Tuesday. He put Diezani Allison-Madueke at the
head of the petroleum ministry, a key post for a country that is the
No. 3 supplier of crude oil to the U.S. She is a former employee of , the major force in Nigeria's oil exploration.
Jonathan also restored
act on behalf of . Yar'Adua has been ill and absent from office for months.