Environment Minister Quits Buhari’s Government

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Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari
The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibrin has resigned from the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.
Jibrin officially resigned at the end of the Federal Executive Council meeting which was held on Wednesday in the Presidential villa, Abuja.

He was selected the new Emir of Nasarawa, in Nasarawa Local Government Area, Nasarawa State.

The President had in a statement at the weekend saluted the people of Nasarawa Emirate and the State Government on the hitch-free exercise which led to the emergence of Alhaji Jibrin as the 13th Emir.

Describing the new First Class traditional ruler as a “wise choice and worthy successor,” President Buhari averred that Alhaji Jibrin’s impeccable credentials as a distinguished public servant and a land expert will be deployed to impact positively on the development of his emirate.

Buhari, in the statement, had said “His people will benefit immensely from his wealth of experience in the Ministry of Environment,”

Recall that the former Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed had also resigned in 2017 to take up a job at the United Nations.

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