President Bola Tinubu on Sunday announced the reshuffles of Minister-Designate portfolio allocation
He approved the redeployment of Engr. Abubakar Momoh from the Federal Ministry of Youth to the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Development.
A statement signed by Ajuri Ngelale, the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, explained that the Federal Ministry of Youth is to be re-assigned to a Minister-Designate soon.
The statement tagged: “President Tinubu announces new minister-designate for Niger Delta Development; directs minor amendments to ministry nomenclature and portfolio allocation.”
“The Ministers-Designate allocated to the Federal Ministries of Transportation, Interior, and Marine & Blue Economy have been reshuffled as follows:
H.E. Adegboyega Oyetola is redeployed as the Honourable Minister of Marine & Blue Economy
Hon. Bunmi Tunji-Ojo is redeployed as the Honourable Minister of Interior
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:
Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri is the Hon. Minister of State (Oil), Petroleum Resources.
Hon. Ekperipe Ekpo is the Hon. Minister of State (Gas), Petroleum Resources
Also, the President approves the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Environment and Ecological Management as the Federal Ministry of Environment.
The release added, “All aforementioned changes take immediate effect by these directives of the President.”