A statement made available to Africa News24 (an24) by Willie Bassey, Director Information, Office of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, confirmed that Festus Keyamo had been redeployed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
In a series of tweets, Keyamo has reacted to the development.
“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,” it read.
Reacting, Keyamo 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”, he tweeted.