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Minister of State, Department for Environment: Ibrahim Usman Jibril

Ibrahim Usman Jibril has over 30 years of working experience, 25 of which were spent as a Land Officer in the administration of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Ibrahim is a land reform specialist, a former Deputy Director, Development Control Abuja, and has worked with more than 5 FCT Ministers. He was once the Director of Land Administration Department of the FCT. He was a seasoned technocrat with specialisation in urban renewal, spatial data management and land information system Nasarawa Geographic Information System (NAGIS) where he became known as the “NAGIS’s Brain Box”.

Termed as a workaholic, strict disciplinarian, experienced and a corrupt-free technocrat by his colleagues and those whom have worked with him, Ibrahim holds the highly ranked traditional title of – Wamban Nasarawa, Nasarawa LGA of Nasarawa state.


Ibrahim Usman Jibril was born in 1958 and has a degree in Education & Geography and a Masters in Land Resources, both from Bayero University in Kano. He has worked as a geography teacher in many schools and a polytechnic. During his national service he served as an Instructor in map reading with the Nigerian Army School of Artillery, Kachia, Kaduna state.

He is married and has seven children and counts horse riding, farming, reading and travelling as his hobbies.

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