Bola Ahmed Tinubu Solidarity Vanguard , BATS-V has appointed Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Dame Pauline Tallen OFR, KSG as a Member of the Board of Trustees .
A press release signed by the global chairman of BATS-V , Ambassador Dr Dare Owotomobi FCPA explained that “Her Excellency, Pauline Tallen replaces late Captain Joseph Din retired who died early this year.
BATS-V Global Chairman, Owotomobi
“Dame Pauline Tallen who was a Deputy Governor in Plateau state is a seasoned politician, a mother, grandmother, Pubic Servant and humanitarian.”
Born in Shendam, Plateau state in 1959 and read Sociology at the University of Jos she was at one time a Councillor and Commissioner in the state.
Between 1999 and 2003, Dame Pauline Tallen was the Minister of state for Science and Technology.
Her Excellency is a Board Member of the National Agency for the Control of Aids NACA.
She was given the “Woman of the Year Award” for her contributions to Nigeria at the 10th African Icon of our Generation ceremony.
Dame Pauline Tallen is presently a member of the Board of Trustees of the All Progressives Congress APC.
Owotomobi who congratulated the minister added that the appointment is with immediate effect.
“BATS-Vanguard is optimistic that accepting this appointment would no doubt add value to the campaign machinery of the APC Presidential Candidate Chief Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.”the statement said.