…Appoints Alkali Minister of Transport
President Bola Tinubu on Sunday redeployed Adegboyega Oyetola, former Governor of Osun State and Minister-designate, from the Ministry of Transportation to the Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy.
He also moved Bunmi Tunji-Ojo, formerly designated as the Minister of Marine and Blue Economy to the Ministry of Interior.
The President also redeployed another Minister-designate, Abubakar Momoh, from the Ministry of Youth to the Ministry of Niger Delta Development while Sa’idu Alkali was redeployed as the Minister of Transportation.
“The Federal Ministry of Youth is to be re-assigned to a Minister-Designate soon,” said presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, in a statement on Sunday.
“Furthermore, both Ministers of State in the Oil & Gas sector are now domiciled in the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources with the following designations with Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri now the Minister of State (Oil), Petroleum Resources while Hon. Ekperipe Ekpo becomes the 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.
He said the changes take immediate effect.