Tinubu Carves Out Marine Ministry from Transportation

...Deploys 41 year old lawmaker as minister

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Bunmi Tunji Ojo
Minister Designate, Federal Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy

Apparently in response to popular industry demands, President Bola Tinubu has carved out a Federal Ministry Marine and Blue Economy from the Ministry of Transportation.

The new creation which was made known in the recently announced assignment of portfolios to new ministers will be headed by Bunmi Tunji Ojo

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The new Marine and Blue Economy minister is a 41 year old politician from Ondo and a federal lawmaker representing Akoko North East/North West Federal constituency.

Tunji Ojo is expected to bring fresh ideas into the new ministry being one of the youngest members in the yet to be inaugurated Federal Executive Council under President Tinubu

The old Transportation Ministry is now to be headed by Olugboyega Otetola, a former Governor of Osun State.

Below is the full ministerial lists with assigned portfolios

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Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy – Bosun Tijani,

Minister of State, Environment and Ecological Management – Ishak Salako

Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy – Wale Edun

Minister of Marine and Blue Economy – Bunmi Tunji

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Minister of Power –
Adebayo Adelabu

Minister of State, Health and Social Welfare –
Tunji Alausa

Minister of Solid Minerals Development,
Dele Alake

Minister of Tourism,
Lola Ade-John

Minister of Transportation, Adegboyega Oyetola

Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment,
Doris Anite

Minister of Innovation Science and Technology,
Uche Nnaji
Minister of State, Labour and Employment,
Nkiruka Onyejeocha

Minister of Women Affairs,
Uju Kennedy

Minister of Works,
David Umahi

Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo

Minister of Youth,
Abubakar Momoh

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu

Minister of State, Gas Resources, Ekperikpe Ekpo

Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Heineken Lokpobiri

Minister of Sports Development, John Enoh

Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike

Minister of Art, Culture and the Creative Economy, Hannatu Musawa

Minister of Defence, Mohammed Badaru

Minister of State Defence, Bello Matawalle

Minister of State Education, Yusuf T. Sunumu

Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Ahmed M. Dangiwa

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Minister of State, Housing and Urban Development, Abdullah T. Gwarzo

Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Atiku Bagudu

Minister of Environment and Ecological Management, (Kaduna)

Minister of State, Federal Capital Territory, Mairiga Mahmud

Minister of State, Water Resources and Sanitation, Bello M. Goronyo

Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Abubakar Kyari

Minister of Education, Tahir Maman

Minister of Interior, Sa’Idu A. Alkali

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf M. Tuggar

Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Ali Pate

Minister of Police Affairs, Ibrahim Geidam

Minister of State, Steel Development, U. Maigari Ahmadu

Minister of Steel Development, Shuaibu A. Audu

Minister of Information and National Orientation, Muhammed Idris

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi

Minister of Labour and Employment, Simon B. Lalong

Minister of State, Police Affairs, Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim

Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Govermental Affairs, Zephaniah Jisalo

Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Joseph Utsev

Minister of State, Agriculture and Food Security, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi.

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Ismail Aniemu

Ismail Aniemu, Publisher of JournalNG and ghost writer, is a maritime journalist of over two decades' of practice with multidisciplinary background. He holds a masters degree in Transport Management from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH) with bias for logistics. He is also an alumnus of the Times Journalism Institute where he obtained a post graduate diploma in Journalism. Email:

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