- By Halimah Olamide
President Bola Tinubu has finally found a Minister for Youths as the presidency on Sunday named Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim ahead of confirmation by the Senate.
Also to serve as Minister of State for the Ministry is Mr. Ayodele Olawande who is a community development expert and youth leader in the governing All Progressives’ Congress (APC).
According to Ajuri Ngelale, Presidential spokesman, 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).
“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,” the statement said
The president had sworn in 45 ministers four weeks ago after being cleared by the National Assembly.