Buhari seeks Senate approval for 47 ambassadorial nominees

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday transmitted 47 names of Nigerians to the Senate for consideration and approval as Ambassadors to different countries.

President Muhammadu Buhari,

President Muhammadu Buhari,

The letter which was read by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki during plenary is coming after one year in office of the current administration.

Some of the names of “the career diplomats” who will head Nigeria’s missions abroad when confirmed by the senate include: Obinna Chukwuemeka, Okeke Vivian, Ngozi Okeje, Bello Kazaure, Garba Baba, Umar Salisu, Kadiri Ayinla Audu, Ibrahim Isa, Bankole Adeoye, Ibrahim Hamza, KC Nwachukwu, Olufemi Abekoye, Adekunbi Abibat, Salisu Umoru, Liman Munir, Mohammed Hassan Hassan, Olatunde Adesesan, Usman Bakure, Balogun Akeem and Kabiru Bala.