President Muammadu Buhari on Thursday sent a list of 47 ambassadorial nominees to the Senate for consideration and confirmation.
The ambassadors upon confirmation, will advance Nigeria’s interests in designated countries and will serve as Nigeria’s permanent representative in each foreign country. The President of the Senate, Sen.Bukola Saraki, said that President Buhari requested the Senate to approve the list at the shortest time possible.
“I have the honour to forward the attached list of 47 career foreign service officers as ambassador designates for consideration and confirmation by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“Copies of their curriculum vitae are attached. It is my hope that this will receive the usual prompt attention of the distinguished members of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” Letter from President Buhari stated.
The nominees include:
Kabiru Bala, Adamu Shuaibu,
D. A. Agiv,
According to the letter, the list is made up of only career civil servants in the foreign service.