President Buhari reshuffles Cabinet

Rahila Lassa, Abuja


The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate redeployment of two Ministers of State.

Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Festus Keyamo, has been moved to the Ministry of Labour and Employment as State Minister, while the Minister of State,  Ministry of Labour and Employment , Senator Tayo Alasoadura, takes over as Minister of State, Niger Delta Affairs.

In a statement, the Director Information, Office of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Willie Bassey, says that the redeployment takes effect from Tuesday 24th September, 2019.

Mr. Keyamo also took to his his twitter handle to announce his redeployment, ON THE MOVE AGAIN: TWO PORTFOLIOS IN TWO MONTHS! Just been redeployed to the Ministry of Labour and Employment to work with my long-time big brother, H.E, Chris Ngige. Thank you, Mr. President for finding me versatile enough to move around. Always ready to serve in any capacity.