Festus Keyamo removed as minister of state for Niger Delta affairs
Festus Keyamo has been removed as the Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs and redeployed to be the Minister of State for Labour.
Festus Keyamo swaps positions with Tayo Alasoadura who formerly held the position but will now be the Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs.
A statement issued by the Director of Information at the Office of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Willie Bassey, reads:
“President 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 Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs as Minister of State. This redeployment takes effect from today, Tuesday 24th September, 2019.”