British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed a Nigerian, Olukemi Badenoch as the Children and Families Minister in the ongoing cabinet reshuffle.
Naija News understands that the 39-year old Badenoch is a British Conservative politician and Member of Parliament (MP) for Saffron Walden.
“I’m humbled to have been appointed a junior minister at the DfE. A huge privilege to be able to serve and make a positive difference on a number of issues close to my heart,” she tweeted.
“I look forward to working with the ministerial team and everyone at. Thank you for all good wishes and kind messages of support received
“I also look forward to working not just with @Conservatives colleagues but cross-party and grateful for the warm welcome from @TracyBrabin and @Steve ReedMP who no doubt will be keeping me on my toes!,” Johnson said in a statement confirming the appointment of Badenoch.