President Buhari Nominates 42 Ambassadors, Seeks Senate Approval
President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated 42 Ambassadors and sent a formal request to the Senate for confirmation.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, read the President’s letter, as well as two other appointments into the board of the Law Reform Commission, and Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, during plenary session.
The letter reads: “In accordance with section 171 (1),(2)(c) and subsection (4) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended.
“I have the honour to forward for confirmation by the Senate, the under-listed forty-two (42) names of nominees as Career Ambassadors-Designate.”
The Ambassadors-designate for confirmation are C.O Nwachukwu, Abia; A. Kafas, (Adamawa); R. U. Brown, (Akwa-Ibom); G. A. Odudigbo, (Anambra); O. C. Onowu, (Anambra); Y. S. Suleiman, (Bauchi); and E S. Agbana, (Bayelsa)
Others are, B. B. M. Okoyen (Bayelsa); G. M. Okoko (Benue); A. M. Garba, (Borno); M. l. Bashir, (Borno); M. O. Abam, (Cross River); A. E. Allotey, (Cross River); G. E. Edokpa, (Edo;) and A. N. Madubuike, (Enugu).
The list also included Adamu Lamuwa, (Gombe); Mr. Innocent A. lwejuo, (lmo); M. S. Abubakar, (Jigawa); Y. A. Ahmed, (Jigawa); S. D. Umar, (Kaduna); A. Sule, (Kano); G. Y. Hamza, (Kano); N. Rimi, (Katsina); L S. Ahmed-Remawa, (Katsina); M. Manu, (Kebbi); l. R. Ocheni, (Kogi); l. A. Yusuf, (Kogi); M. Abdulraheem, (Kwara); Mrs. W. A. Adedeji, (Lagos); and A. U. Ogah, (Nasarawa).
The career ambassadors-designate also included A. A. Musa, (Niger); N. A. Kolo, (Niger); S. O. Olaniyan, (Ogun); A. R. Adejola, (Ogun), E. Awe (Ondo); O. Aluko, (Osun); I. A. Alatishe, (Osun); V. A. Adeleke, (Oyo); M. S. Adamu, (Plateau); l. N. Charles, (Rivers); Z M. lfu, (Taraba); and B. B. Hamman, (Yobe).