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Yusuf Tuggar: a Contagious Minister at 57

The Management and staff of Taskira Media Services felicitates with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Yussuf Tuggar, on his 57th birthday anniversary.

Yusuf Tuggar, who comes from a distinguished political background in Bauchi State, who was named after the Prominent Dan Masanin Kano Late Yusuf Maitama Suleiman a very close ally to his father. Tuggar had an impressive career serving the country. His father, Late Abubakar Tuggar is a radical prominent figure himself, served as the Organizing Secretary of the Northern People’s Congress before and after Nigeria’s independence in 1960, and later became a Senator.

Tuggar has held various notable positions. He served as Nigeria’s Ambassador to Germany from 2017 to 2023. Prior to that, he was a member of the Nigerian House of Representatives from 2007 to 2011, representing Gamawa. He also contested for the governorship of Bauchi State on two occasions.

Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs played a key role in the conceptualization of the Siemens Power deal, which aimed to significantly expand Nigeria’s electricity grid capacity.

He is also instrumental in attracting significant funding from German institutions for the Kano-Maradi rail line project which has reached about 60% completion

However, once again we wished the Minister a happy 57th birthday and many more fruitful years of service to fatherland and humanity.


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