President Jonthan has appointed Former PDP chairman Bamanga Tukur as the Ambassador-At Large.
The appointment was actually announced by the Minister of Foreign Affairs in a statement that was issued today, Monday in Abuja.
According to the Minister, Tukur will be assigned special duties by the president under the new appointment
The statement chronicled the former PDP chairman’s achievements in public and private service.
“Tukur served as the General Manager and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Ports’ Authority from 1975 to 1982 and Governor of the then Gongola State in 1983.
“Between 1994 and 1995, he served as Minister for Industries.”
The other positions were Vice Chairman, International Ports and Harbours Association; Chairman, International Cargo Handling Association; and Chairman, Governing Council of Institute of Business Development.