PSN President becomes honorary Consul-General of Pakistan in Nigeria
The President of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Ahmed Ibrahim Yakasai, has been formally presented with the letter of appointment as the Honorary Consul -General of Pakistan in Nigeria.
The letter signed by President Asif Ali Zardari of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan was presented by the Pakistan High Commissioner in Nigeria, His Excellency Lt Gen Agha Umer Farooq (Rtd), at a well-attended investiture ceremony at Meena event Centre, Nassarawa Government Reserved Area (GRA) Kano.
The PSN in a press statement said the historic event which started around 4.30pm on Saturday the November 21, 2015 with the National Anthems of both Nigeria and Pakistan has in attendance the following: the Executive Governor of Kano State, H.E DR Abdullahi Umar Ganduje ably represented by the Deputy Governor of Kano State, Prof Hafiz Abubakar, the Executive Governor of Jigawa State and Sardaunan Ringim HE Alh. Muhammad Badaru Abubakar; the first two term Executive Governor of Kano State, and former Federal Minister of Education and Sardaunan Kano, Dr. Ibrahim Shekarau, former Military Administrator of Jigawa State, Col Abubakar Zakari Maimalari (Rtd).