Cabinet: Tinubu orders minor reshuffling, amendment to ministries’ names
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 is contained in a press release signed by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity obtained by ogbomosoinsightonline.com.
The releases further says 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, H.E. Adegboyega Oyetola is redeployed as the Honourable Minister of Marine & Blue Economy; Hon. Bunmi Tunji-Ojo (Interior); and Hon. Sa’idu Alkali (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 and 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,” the release adds.
The inauguration of the ministers is to hold soon.