Pharm. Ayuba Ibrahim Tanko (FPSN) is a renowned Nigerian Pharmacist and distinguished Abusite, who is currently a Management staff of NNPC and Head of Pharmacy of the Kaduna Medical Zone of NNPC Medical Services Limited.
He holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm), a Master of Business Administration (MBA), and a Master of International Relations and Diplomacy (MIAD) degrees all from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. This is in addition to several Leadership and Management Courses he attended in Nigeria and abroad.
At the professional level, Pharm. Ayuba Ibrahim Tanko is a Fellow of the pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) and a Fellow or member of other professional bodies.
He was a Deputy President, and unofficial member of NEC, a Desk Officer, and Councilor of the Commonwealth Pharmacists Association, Program Director of PSN-PACFaH, PSN Kaduna State Branch Chairman and Merit Award Winner, Chairman or member of several PSN Committees and a Patron of YPG and PANS.
Pharm. Ayuba Ibrahim Tanko has also attended all PSN Conferences from Kada City 1992 to the last one in Osohgbo without missing any, plus several FIP congresses.
In the oil and gas industry, he is a recognized leader; a Management staff of NNPC, Branch Chairman, and NEC member of PENGASSAN for years, and participated in several negotiations with management and government.
Pharm. Ayuba Ibrahim Tanko is currently the Chairman of the Editorial Board of NNPC Medical Newsletter. He was also a Member of, Board of Directors of NNPC Pensions Board.
Expression Of Interest for the Position of President, Pharmaceutical Society Of Nigeria (PSN)
Having served the PSN in different capacities over the years, along with the experience he has amassed in Management and Leadership, the distinguished pharmacist believed the time has come to offer himself to serve as the President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, (PSN).
“I made an attempt to contest for the position of President in 2015 and with the benefit of hindsight, I have come to the realization that the PSN Presidency is a full-time job, which I would not have been able to do justice to as a civil servant.” He said.
Pharm. Ayuba Ibrahim Tanko is therefore informing members of the PSN and the general public that he will be retiring from the services of NNPC with effect from July 2021.
“This will enable me to provide effective leadership with one hundred percent attention and focus on the job of being PSN President. I am therefore, soliciting for your support as I contest for the PSN Presidency in November.” He added.