- Says they are career diplomats
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday, June 9, released the list of ambassadorial nominees.
This was contained in a letter sent to Senate president, Bukola Saraki who read out the list of the 47 prospective ambassadors on the floor of the Senate.
According to the letter, the nominees are career diplomats who will oversee Nigeria’s missions outside the country.
The nominees include Obinna Chukwuemeka, Salisu Umoru, Iyang Udoh Iyang, Okeke Vivian Nwanaku, Niman Munir, Edem Jane Ada, Muhammed Hassan Hassan, Martin Young Cobham, Janet Molegbo Olisah, ItegbuoyeSunday, Olatunde Adesesan, Lilian Ijekwu Onu, Manaja Tulahi Isa.
Others are Ngozi Ukeje, Bello Kazaure Huseini, Inoc Pierre Ducci, Garba Baba, Usman Bakori Aliyu, Umar Zainab Salisu, Momoh Seyidou Umieza, Kadri Ayinla, Balogun, Hakeem, Nosa Ahmed, Ibrahim Isa and Bankole Adegboyega Adeoye. Other are Ibidapo Obe Oluwasegun, Ogundayo Sakirat, Eric A. Belgam, Ateru Aliru, Ramata Bulima, Musa Rahman, Kabiru Bala, Damu Shuaibu, D. A Agiv, TK Gonglong, Ibrahim Hamza, KC Nwachukwu, Q.R Lolu, E.K Oguntuwase, A.I Paragauda, L.A Gasharga, Olufemi Abikoye, Abubakar Ibrahim, Rabiu Kauru, Odeka Janet Biong and Adekunbi Habeebat.
The nominees will be screened by the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs before being submitted the Senate in session.