President Bola Tinubu, on Sunday, approved the nomination of Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim to serve as the Minister of Youth, as well as Mr. Ayodele Olawande as minister of state in that ministry pending their confirmation by the Senate.
Special Adviser to the President, Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale made the disclosure in a statement he signed on Sunday.
Dr. Ibrahim is a young 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).
On his part, 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.
President Tinubu charges the 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.