By Suzan Edeh
Bauchi—Political associates and supporters of Yusuf Tuggar, yesterday, hosted him to a dinner for his appointment as Nigeria’s Ambassador to Germany.
Tuggar, who was a former governorship candidate in the state, was accompanied to Bauchi from Abuja by Captain Bala Jibrin and other political associates to a rousing welcome by his supporters at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport, Bauchi.
Speaking in a keynote address, Chairman of the occasion, Senator Ali Wakili, said members of the National Assembly from the state and people of the state were overwhelmed with joy as the appointment has opened a new chapter for the people of the state.
All Progressives Con-gress, APC, chieftain and close associate of Tuggar, Captain Bala Jibrin, said Tuggar’s appointment was apt, considering his wealth of experience in politics and other endeavours over the years.
Former member of Bauchi State House of Assembly, Baba Suleman, said appointments come with prospects and challenges, but noted that Tuggar will project and protect Nigeria’s image.