President Bola Tinubu of Nigeria Redeploys Ministers Ahead of Swearing – In – Ajuri Ngelale

Abuja, Nigeria

Ahead of the swearing-in for the newly appointed Ministers in Nigeria, His Excellency, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, President, Federal Republic of Nigeria has made some important changes by replying certain Ministers to certain ministries in order to ensure what is termed as “round peg in a round hole”

According to a press release from the State House, Abuja, Ajuri Ngelale, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity who made the release available to the media declared that the changes are to take place immediately.

The Release

President Bola Tinubu has approved the redeployment of Engr. Abubakar Momoh from the Federal Ministry of Youth to the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Development.

The Federal Ministry of Youth is to be re-assigned to a Minister-Designate soon.

The Ministers-Designate allocated to the Federal Ministries of Transportation, Interior, and Marine & Blue Economy have been reshuffled as follows:

(A) H.E. Adegboyega Oyetola is redeployed as the Honourable Minister of Marine & Blue Economy

(B) Hon. Bunmi Tunji-Ojo is redeployed as the Honourable Minister of Interior

(C) Hon. Sa’idu Alkali is redeployed as the Honourable Minister of Transportation

Furthermore, both Ministers of State in the Oil & Gas sector are now domiciled in the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources with the following designations:

(i) Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri is the Hon. Minister of State (Oil), Petroleum Resources

(ii) Hon. Ekperipe Ekpo is the Hon. Minister of State (Gas), Petroleum Resources

The President approves the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Environment and Ecological Management as the Federal Ministry of Environment.

All aforementioned changes take immediate effect by these directives of the President.

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