British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed a Nigerian, Olukemi Badenoch, minister of children and families in the reorganization of the current cabinet.
Latest Nigeria News understands that Badenoch, 39, is a British conservative politician and a member of Parliament (deputy) of 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.