July 30, 2019

Breaking: British PM, Boris Johnson, appoints Nigerian ‘Badenoch’ as Minister

Badenoch, Boris Johnson

Kemi Badenoch

By Nwafor Sunday

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed a 39-year-old UK-born Nigerian, Kemi Olufunto Badenoch, as a Minister of Children and Families.

Kemi Badenoch

Disclosing this via her official tweeter handle, Badenoch who is a Conservative MP for Saffron Walden, expressed how grateful she was accepting the appointment, noting that she will do her best in her new office.

Her words: “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. I look forward to working with the ministerial team and everyone at @educationgovuk.

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“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 Tracy Brabin and Steve Reed MP who no doubt will be keeping me on my toes!

“And finally apologies to anyone who I have not responded to directly.  If I don’t follow you, then I won’t have seen anything you posted on twitter.  Please send an email instead!”.

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