Who is Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim, Tinubu’s Minister of Youth Nominee?

Jamila Bio Ibrahim

Dr. : A Remarkable Journey from Medicine to Politics


In the ever-evolving world of Nigerian politics, the spotlight has recently shifted to a remarkable individual whose journey is as diverse as it is inspiring. Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim, at the age of 37, has emerged as a prominent figure, not only as a medical doctor but also as a dedicated politician and development practitioner.

A Versatile Background of

Jamila Bio Ibrahim’s background is nothing short of impressive. She has served as a public servant and is a passionate advocate for the United Nations Global Goals. Her experience as the Former Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Kwara State on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) speaks volumes about her commitment to sustainable development.


Jamila Bio Ibrahim: Tinubu Appoints 37-Year-Old As Minister Of Youth

Furthermore, her lineage is steeped in Nigerian politics, being the daughter of Ibrahim Isa Bio, who held prestigious positions such as the Minister of Sports during Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, Transport Minister under Yar Adua, a former Member of the Federal House of Representatives, and a two-term Speaker of the Kwara House of Assembly.

A Leader in the Making


Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim’s leadership qualities have not gone unnoticed. She currently holds the position of National President of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Young Women Forum (APC PYWF). Her past roles as Senior Special Assistant on Health matters to the Governor of Kwara State highlight her commitment to the welfare of her constituents.

A Humanitarian at Heart

Beyond politics, Jamila Bio Ibrahim has a compassionate side. She volunteered in the northeast region of Nigeria under The Presidential Committee on the NorthEast initiative, providing support to vulnerable and internally displaced persons. Her involvement in Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s 2019 election campaign showcases her dedication to her community.


A Voice for Women and Youth

Jamila Bio is a staunch advocate for the emancipation of women and youth in society. She actively promotes social and economic development through her participation in socio-political activities. Her focus on grassroots leadership and mentorship for young women and men demonstrates her commitment to nurturing the next generation of leaders.

Recognitions and Honors


Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim has been duly recognized for her contributions. She has received the Clean Nigeria Ambassador award for her work in the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene sector. Additionally, she holds the UN Peace Ambassador award by the International Association of World Peace Advocates and a distinguished honorary award for her contributions to Education and SDGs, supported by UNESCO Nigeria. Her representation of Nigeria and Kwara State on international platforms like the United Nations and the African Union has further solidified her presence in global conversations.

Pursuing Passions and Breaking Barriers

Outside of her professional life, Jamila Bio has a passion for horses and horseback riding, boasting over a decade of experience in this field. Remarkably, she utilizes horseback riding and polo to challenge societal barriers against women and girls’ participation in such sports, aiming to inspire more young girls and women to take up horse riding both as a leisure activity and a profession.


Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim’s journey from medicine to politics is a testament to her versatility, leadership, and dedication to making a positive impact in Nigeria. With a diverse background and a heart dedicated to service, she is a rising star in Nigerian politics, leaving an indelible mark on the nation’s landscape.




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