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BREAKING: President Tinubu Re-Shuffles Ministerial Portfolios Ahead Of Inauguration:



President Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has reshuffles some of the ministerial portfolios of some minister designate ahead of their official Inauguration on Monday August 21st 2023.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on media and publicity Mr Ajuri Ngelale on Sunday August 20th.

In the statement,President Tinubu approved the redeployment of Engr. Abubakar Momoh who was initially assigned to the Federal Ministry of Youth to the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Development.

The the statement also stated that the now vacant Federal Ministry of Youth will be re-assigned to a another Minister-Designate soon.

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 initially assigned Minister of Transportation, is now redeployed as the Honourable Minister of Marine & Blue Economy

(B) Hon. Bunmi Tunji-Ojo initiat minister of Communication, Innovation and Digital Economy, is now redeployed as the Honourable Minister of Interior

(C) Hon. Sa’idu Alkali initially assigned Minister of Budget and Economic Planning is now 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:

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(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 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.

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