Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim took to her X (formerly Twitter), handle @DrJamilaIbrahim to thank the President for the nomination:
Thank you, @officialABAT for the amazing opportunity to work for the government. It's an honor to serve our nation under your leadership. I will serve as Minister Of Youth, I can't express my gratitude enough to the @NGRPresident for providing me with a government. JBI pic.twitter.com/DWcaoqv7DX
— Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim (@DrJamilaIbrahim) September 17, 2023
According to a statement on Sunday by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President, (Media & Publicity), 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.
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.