JUST-IN: Tinubu Swears In Oladunjoye As NPC Commissioner

President Bola Tinubu has sworn in Olayinka Oladunjoye as a federal commissioner for the National Population Commission (NPC).

The swearing-in event preceded the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, which is currently taking place in the Council Chamber of the State House in Abuja.

Oladunjoye was a former commissioner of education, trade, and cooperatives in Lagos State.

She succeeded Mrs. Bimbo Salu-Hudeyin, who was recently appointed by the Lagos state government.

Oladunjoye’s oath-taking was also done.

Meanwhile, President Tinubu is currently presiding over this week’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, which is also being attended by the Chief of Staff to the President, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), George Akume.

The ongoing meeting is also being attended by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan.

Meanwhile, the Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, Dr Mariya Mahmoud, whose house was razed down by fire was absent from the cabinet meeting.

Other vacant seats were those of the Minister of Labour, Simon Lalong, and the suspended Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu.

Meanwhile, the newly sworn-in federal commissioner of the NPC, Oladunjoye pledged to work with all stakeholders, especially in deploying technology to achieve a better data-driven census.

Addressing the press following the swearing-in ceremony at the Council Chambers, Commissioner Oladunjoye assured the public of a data-driven census that prioritizes inclusivity and acceptance.

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