BREAKING: Tinubu Removes Tunji-Ojo As Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Replaces Him with Oyetola

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Adegboyega Oyetola (left) and Tunji-Ojo

By DAPO OLAWUNI

Three days after his appointment as Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, President Bola Tinubu has replaced Bunmi Tunji-Ojo with his Osun State political ally, Adegboyega Oyetola.

Tinubu had esrlier appointed Oyetola as Minister of Transportation.

The President in the new reshuffling also approved the redeployment of Abubakar Momoh from the Federal Ministry of Youth to the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Development.

The Federal Ministry of Youth is to be reassigned to a 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 is redeployed as the Honourable Minister of Marine & Blue Economy

(B) Hon. Bunmi Tunji-Ojo is redeployed as the Honourable Minister of Interior

(C) Hon. Sa’idu Alkali is 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:

(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 approved 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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