Ministers-designate have arrived at the Conference Centre of the State House Presidential Villa in Abuja for their inauguration by President Bola Tinubu.
This is was revealed in a video by NTA News on Monday morning.
Recall that, the Ministers-designate had gone through a documentation process over the weekend at the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
Through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, on Sunday, Tinubu announced the approval of the redeployment of Engr. Abubakar Momoh from the Federal Ministry of Youth to the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Development and directed some amendments to ministry nomenclature and portfolio allocation.
The Federal Ministry of Youth is to be reassigned to a Minister-Designate soon.
The statement also noted that, “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 and 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
“The President approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Environment and Ecological Management as the Federal Ministry of Environment.”