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Tinubu’s bold shake-up: Ministers redeployed in high-stakes power move




Dramatic news reverberates as President Bola Tinubu masterminds a seismic upheaval in his ministerial lineup, heralding a whirlwind of change.

In an unprecedented move with staggering implications, the Niger Delta Development Ministry takes center stage, accompanied by a symphony of nomenclature adjustments and portfolio reallocations.

A riveting communiqué, unveiled on a charged Sunday, emerged from the depths of Abuja. Mr. Ajuri Ngelale, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, orchestrated the revelation, igniting fervor and intrigue across the nation.

The masterstroke of this seismic shuffle is the strategic redeployment of Abubakar Momoh, plucked from the Federal Ministry of Youth and transplanted into the core of the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Development. A titanic shift echoing with implications.

But that’s not all—another ministry’s fate hangs in the balance, with the Federal Ministry of Youth awaiting a new custodian, a minister-designate poised to wield influence and steer the ship.

Amidst this grand theater, the ministers-designate, hailing from the corridors of the Federal Ministries of Transportation, Interior, and Marine & Blue Economy, emerge as pawns in this power play. Their destinies have been rewritten, reshaped to align with a new vision.

(A) Adegboyega Oyetola is redeployed as the Minister of Marine & Blue Economy

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

(C) Hon. Sa’idu Alkali is redeployed as the Minister of Transportation

The plot thickens as Ministers of State in the Oil & Gas realm migrate to a new dominion—the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources. This grand transformation ushers in a new era, marked by these shifts:

(i) Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri is the Minister of State (Oil), Petroleum Resources

(ii) Hon. Ekperipe Ekpo is the Minister of State (Gas), Petroleum Resources

Under this new constellation, the Federal Ministry of Environment and Ecological Management metamorphoses into the Federal Ministry of Environment, symbolic of the ever-evolving tides of power. Kaduna State’s anticipated assignment to this realm remains shrouded in mystery, a question mark suspended in the ether.

With a flourish, these momentous alterations come into effect, shaking the very foundations of governance. And as the curtains rise on this spectacular political spectacle, all eyes turn to the impending Monday, the day when the ministers-designate shall be anointed, stepping onto the stage as actors in this high-stakes drama of leadership, transformation, and audacious change.

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Ismail Abdulaziz

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