President Bola Tinubu on Sunday has appointed new ministers into his cabinet.
Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim has been appointed as the Minister of Youth. The president also appoints Mr. Ayodele Olawande as the Minister of State for Youth.
This was contained in a statement issued by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity and made available to Reporters on Sunday.
The statement noted that the appointment is subject to confirmation by the Senate.
The statement reads: “The President has further approved the nomination of Mr. Ayodele Olawande to serve as the Minister of State for Youth, pending his confirmation by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“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,” the statement said