Mr. Alkali once served as National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Rufa’i Alkali, a professor, as his new Special Adviser on Political Affairs.
Mr. Alkali, a political scientist, once served as National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and was appointed Pro-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Minna last year. He hails from Gombe State.
Mr. Alkali replaces Ahmed Gulak who was sacked in April.
The President has also appointed Baraka Sani as his Senior Special Assistant for Schools Agriculture Programme. Ms. Sani was until recently, the Kano State Commissioner for Agriculture.
Both appointments are with immediate effect, according to Mr. Jonathan’s spokesperson, Reuben Abati.