President Tinubu Swears In Three More Ministers


President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has inaugurated three ministers who were recently screened and cleared by the Senate.

Those inaugurated are Dr Jamila Bio Ibrahim (Kwara State) Ayodele Olawande (Ondo) and Balarabe Abbas Lawal (Kaduna State).

The three new ministers were inaugurated at the same time by President Tinubu after their recitations before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council, FEC.

Dr Jamila Bio Ibrahim is to serve as the Minister of Youth while Ayodele Olawande (Ondo) will serve as the Minister of State for Youth.

Balarabe Abbas Lawal is to serve as the Minister of Environment.

Thereafter, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, George Akume announced the demise of Nigeria’s first Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Chief Mobolaji Ajose-Adeogun, who passed on 1st of July.

The late Chief Ajose-Adeogun was a two-time Federal Commissioner for Cooperatives and Supply before his appointment as the Federal Commissioner for Special Duties in charge of the Federal Capital Development Authority.

He superintended over the planning and the design of the Master Plan of Abuja during his time as the FCT Minister.

The Council mourned Chief Ajose-Adeogun who died at the age of 96 .

He was appointed the Minister of Federal Capital in 1976 by the Murtala Mohammed military administration and served in the position till 1979.