Gov Fintiri felicitates Bamangar Tukur as he clocks 85
As former Nationwide Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, clocks 85 right this moment, Governor Ahmadu Fintiri has rolled out an announcement describing him as a gem that his dwelling Adamawa State is happy with.
Bamangar Tukur was born on September 15, 1935, and rose in politics to turn out to be governor of the state in 1983 when Adamawa existed as Gongola (now Adamawa and Taraba states).
In an announcement launched on Tuesday by Humwashi Wonosikou, the Press Secretary to Governor Ahmadu Fintiri, the governor expressed hope that Bamangar Tukur’s eighty fifth birthday can be full of affection from household and associates and would convey him completely happy reminiscences.
Fintiri described Bamanga Tukur as an illustrious son of Adamawa State and a quintessential businessman and politician who made a distinction in service to Nigeria and the state in several capacities wholeheartedly.
“You have been in a position to carve a distinct segment for your self within the annals of Nigeria’s democratic progress. To us, you shine like an excellent gem flourishing in all nice endeavours,” Fintiri stated in an announcement launched Tuesday.
Bamangar Tukur got here to limelight throughout his time as common supervisor of Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) from the mid-Seventies to 1982, in the midst of which era he tackled notorious port congestion by constructing extra seaports.
He left the NPA in 1982 and joined politics, and received election as governor of Gongola State in 1983.
He was governor for less than three months, nevertheless, from his assumption of workplace in October 1983 to when the army seized energy in December 1983.
He was Minister of Industries beneath the Basic Sani Abacha regime, after which the PDP nationwide chairman from when he was elected to that place in March 2012 to when he resigned on January 15, 2014.