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His Excellency, Dr Kefas Agbu has appointed Prof Leslie D.J Rogers as Taraba State International Trade Ambassador and Special Advisor to Taraba State.

The appointment is in the capacity of the Professor to represent and advise the Government of Taraba State on international trade matters, particularly as they relate to Ecotourism, Environment and Climate Change.

Prof Leslie D.J Rogers is a fellow of Order of International Experts (F.O.I.E), Subject Matter Expert (SME) and a UN Diplomat of renown repute and a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago.

The appointment takes effect immediately and is for a renewable term of four (4) years.

On behalf of the Governor, the Commissioner, Ministry of Heritage and Ecotourism, Hon. Joseph Titus Nagombe presented the appointment letter to him at the Taraba State University LT 1D during a Global Youth Summit by the Western Institute of Advanced Leaders themed “Global Ecotourism, climate change and agricultural development in Taraba state”.

The commissioner stated that, the state hopes to collaborate with the Professor and leverage on his wealth of knowledge on global economic dynamics, wide experience, expertise and competence to widen the economic horizon of Taraba state.

The commissioner also noted that, plans are in pipeline to get a master plan and guide for tourism in Taraba and the Governor is committed to bringing it to reality.

He further enjoined Tarabans to continue to pray for the Moving Forward mantra of Dr Kefas Agbu as it is already a reality.