Ex-TAC Director, Mamman Daura, Dies

January 4, 2018 7:31 pm

Former Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Technical Aid Corps (TAC) scheme, Ambassador Mamman Daura, has died, according to Daily Trust.

He died yesterday after a protracted illness and will be buried today after funeral prayers slated for 2:30pm at the Emir of Daura’s palace in Katsina State.

Ambassador Daura, believed to be in his 70s, was Nigeria’s Ambassador to Uganda for eight years and had served in Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Belgium and Cameroon.

He served as TAC director for two terms before leaving in 2013.

Daura, a graduate of Maryland University in the United States of America (USA), had also served in different capacities in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He left behind his aged mother, wife and children.

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