President Bola Tinubu has approved the transfer of Engr. Abubakar Momoh from the Federal Ministry of Youth to the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Development in response to the outcry regarding the omission of the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs in the recently published ministries and their respective ministers.

    Additionally, the President changed the name of the ministry from Niger Delta Affairs to Niger Delta Development.

    This was said in a statement made on Sunday by Ajuri Ngelale, the president’s special adviser on media and publicity.

    The Federal Ministry of Youth will shortly be reassigned to a Minister-Designate, according to the announcement.

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    The Ministers-Designate assigned to the Federal Ministries of Transportation, Interior, and Marine & Blue Economy were also moved around by President Tinubu.

    Adegboyega Oyetola is now the minister of marine and blue economy, while Hon. Bunmi Tunji-Ojo is now the interior minister and Hon. Sa’idu Alkali is now the minister of transportation, according to the new setup.

    Additionally, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri is the Minister of State (Oil), Petroleum Resources, and Hon. Ekperipe Ekpo is the Minister of State (Gas), Petroleum Resources. Both Ministers of State in the Oil & Gas sector are now based at the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources.The Federal Ministry of Environment and Ecological Management will now be known as the Federal Ministry of Environment, the president has approved its rebranding, the announcement reads.By the President’s directions, “all aforementioned changes take immediate effect.”

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