…Attends FEC valedictory session
By Johnbosco Agbakwuru
ABUJA- MINISTER of State for Surroundings, Ibrahim Jubril, has resigned from the Federal Cupboard.
Jibrin who has been appointed as the brand new Emir of Nasarawa State attended a valedictory session on the Federal Govt Council, FEC, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Cladded in his turban apparel on the FEC, President Buhari who addressed him as His Highness, appointed him to say the Muslim opening prayer earlier than the graduation of the assembly.
He was declared Emir on Friday, December seventh, following his choice by the Nasarawa Emirate Council and subsequent approval by Governor Tanko Umaru Almakura.
President Buhari has in a tweet by His media aide, Bashir Ahmad, congratulated Jibril on his new appointment.
The tweet learn: “President Buhari congratulates the Minister of State for Surroundings, Hon. I.U Jibril on his choice because the 13th Emir of Nasarawa Emirate.“He urges him to construct on the legacies of his predecessor and promote peace and unity within the emirate.”
The Commissioner for Native Authorities and Chieftaincy Affairs, Haruna Osegba, had introduced that Almakura authorized Jubril’s choice “following the assembly of the Nasarawa state conventional council of chiefs the place the normal Council ratified the choices that have been accomplished by the assorted kingmakers.”
He’s the fifth minister to resign from Buhari’s cupboard since he assumed workplace in 2015.
Others which have resigned are Hajiya Amina Mohammed, on 24th February 2017. This adopted her appointment on the United Nations as UN Deputy Secretary Basic.
She served as a minister from 11th November 2015 to 15th December 2016.
Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the governor of Ekiti state additionally resigned because the minister of Stable Minerals Improvement on Might 30, 2018 to pursue his political ambition.
On September 14, the Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun resigned following the scandal that trailed her Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificates to get into public workplace.
Minister of Ladies Affairs and Social Improvement, Senator Aisha Alhassan, also called Mama Taraba, resigned from the cupboard and from the ruling All Progressives Congress.
Alhassan has hinged her resignation on her disqualification within the screening for the 2019 Taraba state governorship contest by the APC Nationwide Working Committee.
She has picked the governorship ticket to contest the 2019 election.