The Minister of Youth designate, Jamila Ibrahim said that her appointment is an indication that President Bola Tinubu has heard Nigerian youths.
The minister said this while fielding questions from journalists after her screening at the Senate in Abuja on Wednesday.
She opined that the president had heard the youths loud and clear; hence, her appointment.
In her words, “The President has heard the youth loud and clear by appointing me as the Minister of Youth.
“The President has granted our request through my nomination as a minister and Minister of State for Youth, alongside other youthful cabinet members,” she said.
She expressed her unwavering commitment to realising President Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda for the youths of Nigeria, according to Daily Post.
She noted that the cabinet nomination was just the beginning, indicating that more young individuals will assume leadership roles as heads of government agencies and departments.
Ibrahim further stressed the importance of conducting a comprehensive diagnosis of youth challenges to actively engage young people in the decision-making process.
She said: “If we want to plan for the future, young people must have input into the process. It is an all-inclusive approach aimed at ensuring that we involve more young people in shaping a prosperous future.”