What You Should Know About The 47th Minister Of Education, Tahir Mamman

Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Prof. Tahir Mamman, SAN as the minister of education.

Maman prior to his appointment was a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Here is what you should know about the new minister of education.

Prof. Tahir Mamman, SAN is a member of the legal community. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Degree from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1983 and graduated from the Nigerian Law School a year later.

He was employed by the University of Maiduguri and was later elevated to the Dean of the Faculty of Law.

Maman acquired his Master’s Degree from the University of Warwick and, soon after, his Ph.D.

In 2005, he became the Director-General of the Nigerian Law School. His eight-year tenure witnessed massive infrastructural development of the institution. Before his appointment as the School’s DG, he was the Deputy Director of the Kano Campus of the Nigerian Law School.

He is a recognized member of the Body of Benchers. He was a board member of the International Association of Law Schools based in Washington.

In September 2015, Prof. Mamman was conferred with the esteemed title of the Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) as a recognition for his exceptional contributions within the legal realm. This recognition underscored his standing as a legal luminary and his profound impact on the legal profession. Presently, Prof. Mamman serves as the Vice-Chancellor of Baze University, situated in the heart of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. His role as an academic leader continues to shape the minds of future legal professionals, instilling in them the values of integrity, excellence, and ethical practice.

In recognition of his exceptional contributions, the Federal Government of Nigeria bestowed upon Professor Mamman the national honour of Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON), a testament to his commitment to nation-building and the advancement of legal education. Prof. Mamman’s academic and professional journey is a testament to his unwavering commitment to the legal field.

His practice areas include Arbitration and Mediation and Corporate and Commercial Law. As an esteemed member of the Nigerian Bar Association and the International Bar Association, Professor Mamman remains at the forefront of legal discourse and innovation.

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