By Abdullateef Jos
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday appointed the Minister of State for Power, Works, and Housing, Suleiman Hassan, as the new Minister of Environment.
His appointment followed the resignation of the Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril.
Ibrahim Jibril resigned to assume the throne of the Emir of Nasarawa, in Nasarawa State after the demise of the late Emir
Presidential Media Aide, Garba Shehu, announced the appointment in a short statement on Thursday evening.
Garba Shehu said President Buhari announced the new appointment at the end of Wednesday’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council.