The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril has resigned from the position.
He tendered his resignation on Wednesday at the ongoing Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Jubril resigned after he was declared Emir of Nasarawa, on Friday, December 7, following his selection by the Nasarawa Emirate Council and the approval by Nasarawa state governor.
Jibrin was appointed as the Minister of State for Environment in December 2015 when the council was constituted after being screened and confirmed by the Senate.
President Buhari had, in a tweet by his media aide, Bashir Ahmad, congratulated Jubril as he urged him to build on the legacies of his predecessor and promote peace and unity in the emirate.
He tweeted: “President Buhari congratulates the Minister of State for Environment, Hon. I.U Jibril on his selection as the 13th Emir of Nasarawa Emirate.
“He urges him to build on the legacies of his predecessor and promote pe