Restructuring of Federal Ministries Announced by President Tinubu

By Mohammed Bello Doka,
Abuja Network News.

In a move to usher in innovative governance, President Bola Tinubu has proposed a restructuring of several federal ministries. These changes are aimed at enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of government operations and driving economic growth.

The following ministries have been identified for restructuring:

1. Ministry of Works and Housing: The Ministry of Works will now focus exclusively on the development and maintenance of federal roads and highways. Simultaneously, the Ministry of Housing will undergo a substantial overhaul and receive ample funding to stimulate economic growth through the construction sector.

2. Ministry of Transportation: This ministry will be split into two sub-categories. The first is the Ministry of Railways & Rail Transport, which will concentrate on improving rail infrastructure and services. The second is the Ministry of Waterways & Marine Transportation, responsible for the nation's ports and navigable rivers. Road transport will be transferred to the Ministry of Works.

3. Ministry of Education: With a view to improving educational standards and outcomes, the Ministry of Education will be divided into two categories. The first is the Ministry of Basic & Special Education, which will focus on primary and secondary education. The second is the Ministry of Tertiary and Advanced Education, responsible for higher education institutions.

4. Ministry of Budgeting and National Planning: In an effort to streamline administrative processes, the Ministry of Budgeting will merge with the Ministry of Finance. Meanwhile, the Ministry of National Planning will either be relocated to the presidency or placed under a new Ministry of Statistics.

5. Ministry of Commerce and Industry: The Ministry of Commerce will now be incorporated into the Ministry of Trade and Investment, while the Ministry of Industry will be transferred to a newly formed Ministry of Employment and Industry.

6. Ministry of Petroleum Resources: With the aim of harnessing the potential of solid petroleum resources such as bitumen and tar sand, the Ministry of Petroleum Resources will be restructured and allocated additional resources.

7. Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development: In order to prioritize agricultural development, the Ministry of Agriculture will be revamped. Meanwhile, rural development activities will be transferred to a new ministry known as the Ministry of Human Development.

8. Ministry of Interiors: This ministry will undergo restructuring to handle identity management, birth and death registration, and immigration matters. The National Population Commission (NPC) will be relocated to the newly established Ministry of Statistics and will solely focus on conducting national censuses.

9. Ministry of Labour and Productivity: In recognition of the importance of employment generation and industrial growth, the Ministry of Labour and Productivity will now be known as the Ministry of Employment & Industry.

10. Ministry of Information: Renamed as the Ministry of Information and National Orientations, this ministry will continue to provide accurate information while also promoting national unity and values.

11. Ministry of Solid Minerals Development: This ministry will now be referred to as the Ministry of Solid Minerals & Mines. The mining sector, previously overseen by the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, will be transferred to this newly renamed ministry.

12. Ministry of Mines and Steel Development: With the mining sector reallocated to the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development, this ministry will now concentrate exclusively on the iron and steel industry.

13. Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development: As part of the restructuring efforts, the social development aspect of this ministry will be separated and moved to the new Ministry of Human Development.

These proposed restructuring measures reflect President Tinubu's commitment to effective governance and his vision for economic growth and development.

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