NewsNigeriaPoliticsPresident Tinubu nominates youth ministers for Senate’s screening

President Bola Tinubu has approved the nomination of Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim to serve as the Minister of Youth, pending her confirmation by the Senate.

Also appointed to serve as the Minister of State for Youth is Mr Ayodele Olawande. Olawande’s appointment is equally subject to screening and confirmation by the Senate.

The fresh appointments were relayed on Sunday via a press statement by Ajuri Ngelale, the special adviser to the President on media and publicity.

“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),” the presidential spokesperson stated.

“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 charged 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.

By Ezinwanne Onwuka (Senior Reporter)

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