Stella Dimoko Senate Confirms Appointment Of Ambassadors To Be Posted To Foreign Missions


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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Senate Confirms Appointment Of Ambassadors To Be Posted To Foreign Missions

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of 38 non-career and one career ambassadors-designate that would represent the country on foreign missions.

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), had requested the approval of the Senate for the confirmation of 42 nominees.
However, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Adamu Bulkachuwa, while presenting his report, said there were irreconcilable issues with two nominees from Niger and Yobe States.
The full list of the non-career ambassadors-designate confirmed are,

 Umar Suleiman (Adamawa); 
Kelvin Peter (Adamawa); 
Chief Elejah Onyeagba (Anambra); 
Prof. Monique Ekpong (Cross River); 
Ominyi N. Eze (Ebonyi); 
Yamah Mohammed Musa (Edo); 
Maj. Gen. C. O. Ugwu (Enugu); 
Dr. Hajara I. Salim (Gombe);
 Amb. Yahaya Lawal (Katsina); 
Ademola Seriki (Lagos); 
Chief Sarafa Tunji Ishola (Ogun); 
Adejare Bello (Osun); 
John Usanga (Akwa Ibom); 
Hamisu Umar Takalmawa (Kano); 
Philip Ikurusi (Bayelsa); 
Hon. Tarzcor Terhemen (Benue); 
Al-Bishir Ibrahim Al-Hussain (Borno);
 Obiezu Ijeoma Chinyerem (Imo); 
Ali M. Magashi (Jigawa);
 Prof. M. A. Makarfi (Kaduna).
Henry John Omaku (Nasarawa);
 Sadiya Ahmad Nuhu (Kano); 
Adeshina Alege (Oyo); 
Shehu Abdullahi Yibaikwai (Plateau); 
Maureen Tamuno (Rivers),
 Faruk Yabo (Sokoto); 
Abubakar Moriki (Zamfara)..."

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  1. Congrats to them, go and eat the money in peace, after all thats what they all do.

  2. Please someone should explain to me why Adamawa gets three and some states did not get at all.

  3. Congrats to them

  4. Adamawa gets more than 1 and some states didn't get at all..

    1. Some states already have serving Ambassadors e.g. Delta State. Hence the list is for those states with one ambassador or none at all.

  5. And US, UK, Canada ambassador will come from the .....part of the country


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