Nigeria President Bola Tinubu has approved the nomination of Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim as Minister of Youth, pending her confirmation by the Senate in line with provisions of the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended).
The President, according to a release issued on Sunday by his Media Adviser, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, also approved the nomination of Mr. Ayodele Olawande as the Minister of State for Youth, pending his confirmation by the Senate.
President Tinubu charged the two nominees to ensure that they consistently reflect the dynamism, innovative zeal, and unyielding productivity that are synonymous with the young people of Nigeria as they discharge their duties.
Dr Ibrahim is a young medical doctor and most recently served as the President of the Progressive Young Women Forum (PYWF). She also served as the Senior Special Assistant to the Kwara State Governor on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Mr Olawande is a community development expert and youth leader in the governing All Progressives’ Congress (APC). He most recently served in the Office of the Special Adviser to the President on Innovation from 2019 to 2023.
Deji Elumoye in Abuja