Sam Gyimah, UK born Ghanaian has been appointed by Prime Minister, Theresa May as Universities and Science Minister of England in a cabinet reshuffle.
The BBC report s that Sam Gyimah’s new role straddles the department for education and the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial strategy and he is expected to work along with England’s Education Secretary, Damian Hinds.
In a tweet on his page, he mentioned that he is looking forward to taking up the new role and facing challenges head on.
“Off to my new role as Universities and Science Minister and looking forward to the challenges ahead – thank you for your excellent work @JoJohnsonUK. A massive thank you to all prisons and probation staff, particularly prison officers for your incredible dedication and hard work”.
He studied politics, philosophy and economics at Somerville College, Oxford.
And also, he worked for Goldman Sachs for five years before opting for a career in politics.
He became Conservative MP for East Surrey in 2010, served as a government whip and was parliamentary private secretary to the former Prime Minister, David Cameron from 2012 to 2013.
He was also a prison minister, before taking up the post as Universities Minister on Tuesday.
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