The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo, has been redeployed to the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
Keyamo will now replace Tayo Alasoadura as the Minister of State at the labour ministry, while Alasoadura will take over at the Niger Delta Affairs ministry.
The redeployment takes immediate effect.
A statement from the Director of Information at the Office of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Willie Bassey, said President Muhammadu Buhari has approved of the swap.
Keyamo who reacted to the development on Twitter said he was ready to serve in any position.
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💪 pic.twitter.com/pEQ6lcpXSO
— Festus Keyamo, SAN (@fkeyamo) September 24, 2019
No reason has been given for the move.