President Bola Tinubu on Sunday, 17th September, 2023, approved the nomination of 37-year-old, Jamila Ibrahim, to serve as the Minister of Youth, pending her confirmation by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Jamila Ibrahim, Minister of Youth Nominee

This was contained in a press release signed by Presidential Spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale.

Dr. Jamila 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.

Ayodele Olawande, Minister of State for Youth nominee

The President further approved the nomination of Ayodele Olawande, to serve as the Minister of State for Youth.

He most recently served in the Office of the Special Adviser to the President on Innovation from 2019 to 2023.

Ayodele Olawande is a community development expert and youth leader in the governing All Progressives Congress, APC.

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.

Story: Ihuoma Ukeje