Abuja—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.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Ajuri Ngelale, the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity on Saturday.
According to Ngelale, the Federal Ministry of Youth is to be re-assigned to a Minister-Designate soon.
He stated that 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 statement also disclosed that Tinubu has approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Environment and Ecological Management as the Federal Ministry of Environment.
It further stated that the aforementioned changes will take immediate effect.