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Festus Keyamo and Dr Chris Ngige at the Ministry of Labour and Employment today /Photo: Festus Keyamo

BREAKING: Keyamo removed as Niger Delta minister, redeployed to labour

The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo, has been redeployed to the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

He is to swap positions with Minister of State of Labour Tayo Alasoadura who moves to the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs.

This was disclosed in a statement from the Director of Information at the Office of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Willie Bassey.

Bassey said President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the swap.

According to him: “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 Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs as Minister of State. This redeployment takes effect from today, Tuesday 24th September, 2019.”

Reacting to his redeployment, Keyamo posted the following message on his Facebook wall:

“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. What a developing CV! Thank you, Mr. President for finding me versatile enough to move around. Always ready to serve in any capacity”.

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