President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a minor reshuffle of his cabinet, five weeks after the ministers were inaugurated with the Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Festus Keyamo, and the Minister of State of Labour and Employment, Senator Tayo Alasoadura affected.
The Federal Government announced this in a statement on Tuesday, September 24, by Mr Willie Bassey, the Director of Information, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).
The statement revealed that Keyamo would replace Alasoadura as the Minister of State at the labour ministry, with Alasoadura moving in the opposite direction.
The statement said President Muhammadu Buhari has approved of the swap.
It said, “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate redeployment of two Ministers of State as follows.
“Mr. Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, is to move to Ministry of Labour and Employment as Minister of State.
“Senator Tayo Alasoadura is to move to the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs as Minister of State.”
The redeployment, according to the statement, takes effect from Tuesday, September 24.