By Adetokunbo FAKEYE
Nigeria - President Bola Tinubu has approved the nomination of Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim as Minister of Youth, pending her confirmation by the Senate.
Also, the President, as confirmed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale has further approved the nomination of Mr. Ayodele Olawande as Minister of State for Youth, pending his confirmation by the Senate.
Dr. Jamila Bio 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).
Mr. Ayodele 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 above-mentioned 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", Ngelale stated.