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Tinubu appoints Jamila Ibrahim as Minister of Youth

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Jamila Ibrahim is a doctor and aide to the Kwara State governor

President Bola Tinubu on Sunday appointed Dr. Jamila Ibrahim to serve as the Minister of Youth, pending her confirmation by the Nigerian Senate.

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.

A statement by the President’s spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale read, “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 of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“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,” the statement added.

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).

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 – Jamila Ibrahim and Ayodele Olawande – 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,” a statement by his spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale said.

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