…lauds Tinubu for nominating ‘Square Pegs for Square Holes’

State Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Akwa Ibom State Chapter; Hon. Clement Awakessien Ph.D, has expressed his confidence in President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s preparedness to fix Nigeria saying that this could be deduced from the caliber of persons he chose as cabinet members.

Dr. Awakessien’s view was part of a message of felicitations he personally signed on the nominations by President Tinubu of Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim as Honourable Minister of Youth and Mr. Ayodele Olawande as Minister of State for Youth.

It would be recalled that President Tinubu had in a Press Release dated September 17 and signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity; Chief Ajuri Ngelale announced the nominations of Dr. Jamila and Ayodele as Honourables Minister of Youth and Minister of State for Youth. Their nominations are pending confirmation by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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Reacting to the nominations, Dr. Awakessien said: “On behalf of the State Youth Wing, the 31 Local Government Chapter Youth Leaders and the entire Youth structures of our great Party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State, I hereby write to congratulate two of our dynamic youths in Nigeria: Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim and Mr. Ayodele Olawande on their nominations as Honourable Minister for Youth and Honourable Minister of State for Youth, respectively.

I must specially at this juncture, thank our Youth-friendly and listening President; His Excellency, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR, for these two Ministerial Nominations as they represent the yearnings and wishes of the youths of our great Party”.

While expressing the hope that the Ministerial nominees would bring to bear their understanding of the Nigerian youths’ problems, the APC State Youth Leader said: “As a young Medical Doctor, Jamila Bio Ibrahim has never been found wanting in the discharge of her professional duties. She also served diligently as the President of the Progressive Young Women Forum (PYWF) as well as Senior Special Assistant to the Kwara State Governor on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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To demonstrate his preparedness to address the issues relating to the youths of Nigeria, His Excellency also nominated one of us, Mr. Ayodele Olawande who is currently the APC State Youth Leader, Ondo State Chapter.

“Having served in the Office of the Special Adviser to the President on Innovation from 2019 to 2023, Ayodele who is also a Community Development Expert, understands the problems of the youths of our country. Apart from these Ministerial Nominations being a fulfilment of Mr. President’s earlier promise to appoint one of us as Youth Minister, it is also a demonstration of His Excellency’s preparedness to fix Nigeria.

The Ministerial nominees are square pegs in square holes hence, we have no doubt whatsoever about their capacities to deliver on their assigned duties.”

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