There was a general laughter today at the Council chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja when President Muhammadu Buhari referred to the Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Usman Jibrin as “Your Highness”.
Buhari who arrived the council chamber for the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at 11:01am had, after the National Anthem, said ” prayers your Highness”, referring to Jibrin.
After Jibrin offered the prayers, the President requested the Minister of State of Health, Osagie Ehanire to offer the Christian version of the prayers.
Jibrin, last week, emerged as the Emir of Nasarawa in Nasarawa local government area of Nasarawa state.
In attendance at the meeting are the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita and 25 ministers.
At the end of the FEC meeting, the ministers would brief the State House reporters on the outcome of the meeting.
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