British-Nigerian politician Kemi Badenoch has been selected by UK Prime Minister Liz Truss to her newly reorganized Cabinet.
According to the Nigerian Tribune, Kemi was named as the new Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade on Tuesday.
The following is the appointment, which was announced in a tweet on Tuesday from the UK Prime Minister’s verified Twitter account, @10DowningStreet:
— UK Prime Minister (@10DowningStreet) September 6, 2022
Kemi acknowledged the appointment and shared her excitement about it on her verified Twitter account.
The leading figure in the Conservative Party expressed her excitement at the prospect of fully utilizing Britain’s potential to increase opportunities and employment.
“Delighted to start my new job at @tradegovuk! Looking forward to unleashing Global Britain’s full potential so we can create more jobs, more growth and more opportunity across the UK,” Kemi Badenoch publish.
Delighted to start my new job at @tradegovuk!
Looking forward to unleashing Global Britain's full potential so we can create more jobs, more growth and more opportunity across the UK 💪 pic.twitter.com/XhQDPwtY9I
— Kemi Badenoch (@KemiBadenoch) September 6, 2022
Prior to this, Kemi Badenoch held the positions of Minister of State for Equalities and Minister of State for Local Government, Faith, and Communities.
Newsmen had previously gathered report that Rishi Sunak, Penny Mordaunt, and the ultimate victor, Liz Truss, had eliminated Kemi Badenoch, who was also vying for the role of Conservative Party leader.