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Buhari Approves Posting Of 95 Ambassadors-Designate [FULL LIST]

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the posting of ninety-five career ambassadors and non-career ambassadors-designate to various Nigerian missions abroad.

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Gabriel Aduda, made this known in a statement on Tuesday.

According to Aduda, 43 career ambassadors and 52 non-career ambassadors will be posted to various Nigerian missions overseas.

He noted that the ministry would organise an induction course for the ambassadors-designate and their spouses.

Aduda explained that the date for the event would be announced soon was to prepare and facilitate the movement of the ambassadors-designate to their respective missions.

He, however, revealed that the federal government has already commenced the process of requesting Agrément from the prospective host countries.

The ambassadors-designate who were nominated included C.O Nwachukwu; A. Kafas, R. U. Brown, G. A. Odudigbo, O. C. Onowu, Y. S. Suleiman, E. S. Agbana, B. B. M. Okoyen, G. M. Okoko, A. M. Garba, M. l. Bashir, M. O. Abam, A. E. Allotey, G. E. Edokpa, and A. N. Madubuike.

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Others are Adamu Lamuwa, Innocent lwejuo, M. S. Abubakar, Y. A. Ahmed, S. D. Umar, A. Sule, G. Y. Hamza, N. Rimi, L S. Ahmed-Remawa, M. Manu, l. R. Ocheni, l. A. Yusuf, M. Abdulraheem, W. A. Adedeji, and A. U. Ogah.

Also among the ambassadors-designate are A. A. Musa, N. A. Kolo, S. O. Olaniyan, A. R. Adejola, E. Awe, O. Aluko, I. A. Alatishe, V. A. Adeleke, M. S. Adamu, l. N. Charles, Z M. lfu, and B. B. Hamman.

Naija News had reported that Buhari nominated 42 career ambassadors-designate to the Senate for confirmation.

In a letter dated May 6, 2020, the President informed the lawmakers that his request was in accordance with section 171 (1),(2)(c), and subsection (4) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended.

In another letter dated July 1, 2020, the President asked the Senate to confirm one career ambassador-designate and 39 non-career ambassadors- designate.

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