Breaking: At last, Tinubu re-assigns Niger Delta ministry to popular minister-designate, makes more adjustments

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, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity Mr Ajuri Ngelale, said in a statement in Abuja Sunday.

He said the ministers-designate allocated to the Federal Ministries of Transportation, Interior, and Marine and Blue Economy have been reshuffled as follows: Mr Adegboyega Oyetola is redeployed as the Minister of Marine and Blue Economy; Bunmi Tunji-Ojo is redeployed as the Minister of Interior; Sa’idu Alkali is redeployed as the Minister of Transportation.

He said Ministers of State in the oil and gas sector are now domiciled in the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources with the following designations: Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri is the Minister of State (Oil), Petroleum Resources while Hon. Ekperipe Ekpo is the Minister of State (Gas), Petroleum Resources.

He said the President also approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Environment and Ecological Management as the Federal Ministry of Environment.

He said all changes take immediate effect by the presidential directives.