LUKMAN, Dr. Rilwanu

CFR, B.Sc, D.Sc; mining engineer, b: August 26, 1938; p: Zaria; so: Kaduna; m: Amina, 1965; nc. two s, one d; ed: Elementary School, Tudun Wada, Zaria, 1944-48; Middle School, Zaria, 1948-49; Barewa College (now Government College), Zaria, 1950-55; Nigerian College of Arts, Science and Technology (now Ahmadu Bello University), Zaria, 1956-58; Royal School of Mines, Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of Undon, 1959-62; Institute of Prospecting and Mineral Deposits, University of Mining and Metallurgy, Leoben, Austria, 1967-68; Mcgill University, Montreal, Mineral Economics, 1977-78; cr: asst. Mining Engr. AB Statsgruvor, Sweden, 1962-64; Inspector of Mines, snr. Inspector, Mines Division, Federal Ministry of Minesand Power, Jos, Plateau State, 1964-67; ag.asst. Chief Inspector of Mines, Mines Division, Federal Ministry of Mines and Power, Jos, 1968-70; General Manager, Cement Company of Northern Nigeria Limited, Sokoto, 1970-74; gm/ce. Nigerian Mining Corporation, Jos, 1974-84; min. Federal Ministry of Mines, Power andSteel of Nigeria, 1984-85; min. Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources, 1986-89, Foreign Affairs, 1989-90; Special Adviser on Petroleum, 1999; Resigned as Special Adviser, October 8, 2003; presd. Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries Conference, 1986-89; presd. OPEC 2001, 2002 fiscal year; sec. gen., OPEC 1995-2000; Head of Public Relation and Information Department of OPEC ch: Board of dir.. National Electric Power Authority, Lagos, 1993-94; f: Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, London; mm: Chartered Engineering Institute; f: Nigerian Mining and Geoscience Society; mem. Council of Registered Engineers, Nigerian Metallurgical Society, Imperial College, University ofUndon, 1987; hd: Doctor of Philosophy. Chemical Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy, 1988; Doctor of Science, University of Maiduguri, Bomo State, 1989; Doctor of Science, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1991; Honorary Doctorate, Moore House College, Atlanta, USA., 1992; Doctor ofScience DSC UNIBEN, February, 2002; h: Knight of theBritish Empire, 1989; Mayor, Cityof Atlanta, Peachtree Cityand Fayette County Board of Commissioners. 1989; Officer Legion d'Honneur du France, November 1990; Order Liberato, First Class, Republic of Venezuela, 1990; Grand Decoration ofHonour in silver with cashforservices totheRepublic of AustriaJanuary2001; nh: Commander of the Orderof the Federal Republic, 2002; hob: reading, walking.
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