Lukman Appointed Foreign Minister
Mr. Rilwanu Lukman, the highly respected Nigerian Oil Minister, has beentransferred to the post of Foreign Minister in a major cabinet reshuffle inLagos on 29 December. Mr. Lukman was replaced by Dr. Jibril Aminu, the formerEducation Minister. Both officials are from the northern part of the country.
Mr. Lukman joined the cabinet first as Minister of Mines, Power and Steel in1984 . He has been President of OPEC since June...