BREAKING: Tinubu appoints youth minister

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim as Minister of Youth, subject to Senate confirmation.

Tinubu also nominated Mr. Ayodele Olawande as Minister of State for Youth, pending Senate confirmation.

Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, revealed this in a statement made on Sunday.

“Ibrahim, a young medical doctor, recently served as President of the Progressive Young Women Forum (PYWF),” according to the statement.

“She has also served as the Senior Special Assistant to the Kwara State Governor on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).”

The statement added that “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”.

The statement added that the President charged the nominees to ensure they consistently reflect “the dynamism, innovative zeal and unyielding productivity synonymous with the young people of Nigeria as they discharge their duties.”

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