Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, Minister of State for Atmosphere, has been chosen because the 13th Emir of Nasarawa emirate in Nasarawa State.
The emergence of Jibril as the brand new emir, adopted the loss of life of Alhaji Hassan Abubakar II, the 12th emir, who died earlier in Novembber after a short sickness.
NAN studies that the appointment was introduced by the commissioner for Native Authorities and Chieftaincy Affairs within the state, Mr Haruna Osegba, on Thursday in Lafia.
He mentioned Gov. Umaru Al-Makura, had already accepted the choice of Jibril because the successor to late Abubakar 11.
The Nasarawa emir has over 30 years of working expertise, 25 of which had been spent as a Land Officer within the administration of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Jibril is a land reform specialist, a former Deputy Director, Growth Management Abuja, and has labored with greater than 5 FCT Ministers.
He’s as soon as the Director of Land Administration Division of the FCT.
He was a seasoned technocrat with specialisation in city renewal, spatial knowledge administration and land data system Nasarawa Geographic Data System (NAGIS) the place he grew to become generally known as the “NAGIS’s Mind Field.”
Termed as a workaholic, strict disciplinarian, skilled and a corrupt-free technocrat by his colleagues and people whom have labored with him, Ibrahim holds the extremely ranked conventional title of – Wamban Nasarawa.
Osegba mentioned the governor has met with conventional rulers to ratify the choice of kingmakers from the emirate.
He disclosed that the assembly additionally ratified the choice of Mr Lawrence Sylvester Ayih, as the brand new ‘Abaga Toni’ of Toni kingdom to succeed his late father, Dr Sylvester Oho Ayih, who died in September 2017.
The commissioner mentioned the governor was happy with the alternatives of the kingmakers and recommended their maturity throughout the choice course of.
He additionally congratulated the brand new firstclass chiefs for ascending the throne of their forefathers and wished them a cheerful and affluent reign of their chiefdoms.