President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the nomination of Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim to serve as the Minister of Youth, pending her confirmation by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale.
The President has also approved the nomination of Mr. Ayodele Olawande to serve as the Minister of State for Youth, pending his confirmation by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim is a medical doctor and most recently served as the President of the Progressive Young Women Forum (PYWF).
She has 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 also recently served in the Office of the Special Adviser to the President on Innovation from 2019 to 2023.
President Tinubu tasked the newly appointed ministers 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.