President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Prof. Rufa’i Alkali as his Special Adviser on Political Affairs.
The appointment was contained in a press release by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati.
Abati said the President also appointed Hajia Baraka Sani as his Senior Special Assistant for Schools Agriculture Programme.
He added that the appointments were with immediate effect.
Alkali, political scientist, who hails from Gombe State, had served as National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party.
He was appointed Pro-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State in 2013.