President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Professor Rufa’ i Alkali as his Adviser on Political Matters. The Professor of Political Science who hails from Gombe State was once the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party.
He was appointed as the Pro-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Minna last year.
Professor Alkali was appointed to replace Ahmed Gulak who was removed from office two months ago.
In a related development, Baraka Sani has been appointed as the Senior Special Assistant to the President for Schools Agriculture Programme. Before her appointment, she had served as the Commissioner for Agriculture in Kano State.
The President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity stated that both appointments are with immediate effect.