President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Suleiman Hassan as the Minister of state for Environment.
Hassan was befire his appointment the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing.
His appointment followed the resignation of the Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril. Mr Jibril resigned to assume the throne of the Emir of Nasarawa, in Nasarawa State.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu announced the new appointment at the end of Wednesday’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council, (FEC).