Bola Tinubu, the President, has made new appointments for ministerial positions.
Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim has been chosen as the Minister of Youth, while Mr. Ayodele Olawande has been nominated as the Minister of State for Youth, pending Senate confirmation.
Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim, a young medical doctor, formerly led the Progressive Young Women Forum (PYWF) and served as Senior Special Assistant to the Kwara State Governor on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Mr. Ayodele Olawande, a community development expert and youth leader in the APC, previously worked in the Office of the Special Adviser to the President on Innovation from 2019 to 2023.
President Tinubu emphasizes the need for them to represent the dynamism and innovation of Nigeria’s youth as they carry out their responsibilities.